The World Teachers' Day was celebrated on 5th October 2018 around the world to promote “Teaching in Freedom”.
The World Teachers' Day marks the anniversary of the adoption of the 1966 UNESCO/ILO Recommendation regarding the Status of Teachers.
The World Teachers' Day was congregated jointly with UNICEF, UNDP, International Labour Organization (ILO), and Education International.
The World Teachers' Day 2018 theme is ‘The right to education means the right to a qualified teacher’.
The World Teachers' Day 2018 theme was taken to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the ‘Universal Declaration of Human Rights’ (1948), which identifies education as a key fundamental right, a right that cannot be fulfilled without qualified teachers.
India celebrates Teachers’ Day on 5 September annually on the birth anniversary of the former Indian President Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan,