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World Teachers' Day

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Celebrate World Teachers’ Day this Friday!

On Friday 25 October, our union will celebrate World Teachers’ Day 2019 in Queensland.

The theme for this year being Teachers are at the heart of learning

Everyday teachers are making a positive difference – creating opportunities for their students, empowering minds of young people and proudly teaching our state’s future leaders, innovators and influencers. 

World Teachers’ Day is a wonderful opportunity to celebrate to celebrate and thank teachers for the important role they play in the learning journey of students. 

Celebrated in more than 100 countries world-wide, World Teachers’ Day was established by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) in 1994 to recognise the role of teachers in society. 

Chapter Celebrations

IEUA-QNT Chapters are encouraged to celebrate World Teachers’ Day on Friday, 25 October by undertaking a number of activities:

  • Hold a special World Teachers’ Day Chapter celebration. Visit www.worldteachersday.com.au to access a range of resources and information to assist in your planning. Please email any high resolution photographs of your celebrations to communications@qieu.asn.au for inclusion in our journal, online publications and social media;
  • Make a collective donation as a Chapter to help assist the ongoing work of Union Aid Abroad – APHEDA as they support our colleague unionists in the developing world; and
  • Invite non-members to join our collective in order to strengthen our professional voice at your school. 

Don’t forget to use #WTDQLD and tag us on Facebook and Twitter to let us know how you’re celebrating! 

For the latest on World Teachers’ Day 2019 – visit www.worldteachersday.com.au 


Authorised by Terry Burke, Independent Education Union of Australia – Queensland & Northern Territory Branch, Brisbane.