World Teachers` Day

Happy World Teachers’ Day!  In 1994, the United Nations (UNESCO) established October 5th as World Teachers’ Day, a day to recognize and celebrate the vital role that teachers play in the lives of all people, especially children and youth.

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From UNESCO: Valuing Teachers, Improving their Status– This year World Teachers’ Day marks the 50th anniversary of the adoption of the 1966 ILO/UNESCO Recommendation concerning the Status of Teachers.
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World Teachers` Day

Happy World Teachers’ Day!  In 1994, the United Nations (UNESCO) established October 5th as World Teachers’ Day, a day to recognize and celebrate the vital role that teachers play in the lives of all people, especially children and youth.

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source: UNESCO

Empowering teachers, building sustainable societies

“Empowering teachers, building sustainable societies” is the World Teachers’ Day slogan for 2015.

It is recognized that teachers are not only a means to implementing education goals; they are the key to sustainability and national capacity in achieving learning and creating societies based on knowledge, values and ethics. However, they continue to face challenges brought about by staff shortages, poor training and low status…”

 For the rest of this article at UNESCO, click here

 

School Library Learning Commons Committee

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Attention all Lord Tweedsmuir Secondary School STAFF:
You are invited to join us at lunch on Wednesday, November 11 for a meeting of the School Library Learning Commons Committee.

The School Library Learning Commons belongs to everyone in our school community, including you. We need the input, ideas and direction of teachers from all over the building, across the curriculum and representing every grade. Please consider joining us next Wednesday.

For more information, please get in touch with the Teacher Librarian.