October 5 - Teacher's Day, a worldwide holiday
For many people, the favorite school teacher is oneof the most important people in life. They are admired, they listen to him, probably more attentively than their own parents, are treated with a feeling of reverence, and, of course, congratulate and revere every way. So, October 5 - Teacher's Day is a worldwide celebrated international holiday in more than 100 countries (since 1994).
A bit of history
As always, a bit of the history of celebration. Despite the fact that in Russia on October 5 (Teacher's Day) is celebrated according to the world order since 1994, it was approved by the government of the USSR in 1965 and was celebrated on the first Sunday in October (then also according to the Decree of the Supreme Council "On festive and memorable dates "From 1.10.1980). "Had a holiday" according to the recommendations of UNESCO, which approved the World Teachers "Day (World Teachers' Day).
As for the deeper history of the issue,even since the ancient times, although officially at the state level, the festival was not celebrated, the teachers of many schools were highly esteemed and highly respected, and in some cases even influenced the course of historical events and the formation of the worldview of whole generations.
Teacher with a capital letter
It happened and it happens because thisThe profession is one of the most respected in any society, where education and ability to think are valued. Because the teacher is the person who is close to everyone practically from his earliest childhood, helps with advices in adolescence, says in a journey to the adult world in his youth. And today, in adulthood, many continue their education (or improve their qualifications or acquire new professions), because in the world of a large volume of incoming information, it is necessary to acquire the necessary knowledge. This applies to all spheres of human life. Therefore, the holiday of October 5 - Teacher's Day - is respected not only by children, but also by adult students! A profession that has a thousand-year tradition continues to be revered and relevant.
October 5 - Teacher's Day
On the day of the holiday, congratulations are traditionally sounded,poems, songs in honor of teachers, educators, coaches, mentors of all ranks, people whose professional vocation is teaching others, developing their abilities and talents. Because a true teacher is not only a profession, but also a vocation. And also - the obligatory recognition of authority. As confirmation of this - October 5, Teacher's Day, a holiday, when students pay tribute to and respect their teachers.
And congratulate not only the teachers themselves, but also any employees of general education institutions that have anything to do with teaching (even - students of teacher training universities).
Congratulation traditions and Day of Self-Government
As a rule, on this day, a general schoola festive concert. Students themselves prepare poems and songs dedicated to teachers, the welcoming speeches of the managerial staff are heard in the person of the director, the head teacher of the school, representatives of higher authorities. Not only active teachers are invited, but also retired teachers, they are given flowers and gifts on behalf of students and management.
According to the unspoken tradition, it is customary to hold a Day of Self-Government on this holiday, when the leadership of the learning process is conducted by the self-organization of the students themselves.
Teaching of teachers takes place onstate level. They are awarded with government certificates, memorable gifts. And since 1995, the title of Honored Teacher of the Russian Federation has been established, which is appropriated to teachers who have made a significant contribution to the cause of public and professional education.