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World Teacher’s Day Posted by on Oct 12, 2012 in Arabic Language, Culture, Grammar, Pronunciation, Vocabulary

       World Teacher’s Day الـيــوم الـعــالــمـــى لـلـمـُــعـَــلــِّــم is celebrated all across the globe on 5th October, every year. The day came to be celebrated for the first time in the year 1994 and since then, it has been observed by 100 countries in the world. On this day, teachers are honored for their immense contribution إســهـــام towards the education and development of children. It is celebrated by over 100 countries in the world aided by the efforts of Education International to appreciate the efforts of teachers and express gratitude الــشــُّــكــْــر / الــعــِــرفــان towards them.

      World Teacher’s day aims to mobile support for the teachers across the world and ensures that the needs of future generations أجــيـــال are efficiently met by them. The day seeks to acknowledge the dedication وفــاء and commitment إخــلاص of the teachers of the world towards their profession مــِــهــنــــة . Its origin is associated with the adoption of “Recommendation Concerning the Status of Teachers”. The day came into existence due to the concerted efforts جــُــهــُـــود of Education International, a global union federation of teachers’ trade unions.

       On 5th October 1966, the teachers of the world took a giant leap forward. A Special Intergovernmental Conference adopted the UNESCO/ILO “Recommendation Concerning the Status of Teachers”. This Recommendation تــَـــوصـــِـــيــــَــــة , for the first time ever, gave teachers, throughout the world, an instrument that defined their responsibilities مــســئــولــيــــات and asserted their rights حــُــقـــوق . On 5th October 1994, UNESCO inaugurated World Teacher’s Day. This day was selected to commemorate the adoption of UNESCO/ILO joint Recommendation.

       World Teacher’s Day lays emphasis on the achievements and contributions of the teachers around the world. The efforts of Education International and its 348 member organizations have led to the wide spread recognition إعــتــراف of World Teacher’s Day. Every year, EI launches a public awareness campaign حــمــلــة to highlight the contributions of the teaching profession. This is because it believes that World Teacher’s Day should be internationally recognized and celebrated around the world.

  •   This is an Arabic song honoring Teachers.


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Well, I was born near the city of Rasheed or Rosetta, Egypt. Yes, the city where the Rosetta Stone was discovered. It is a small city on the north of Egypt where the Nile meets the Mediterranean. I am a Teacher of EFL.