World Teacher’s Day 2013
World Teachers’ Day was inaugurated on 5th October 1994 by the United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) to commemorate the 1966 joint signing of the UNESCO/ILO (International Labour Organisation) Recommendation concerning the status of Teachers.
Celebrated in over 100 countries, World Teachers’ Day acknowledges the efforts of teachers in an increasingly complex, multicultural and technological society.
In South Australia this year, World Teachers Day was celebrated on Friday October 25th. CEASA hosted a presentation evening at the Education Development Centre, Hindmarsh. The Hon Jennifer Rankine, MP and Mr Phil Kwan the General Manager, Credit Union SA, were invited as special guests, as well as a number of other dignitaries.
Representatives from all CEASA associations, the education sectors, universities, sponsors are invited to the event. The EdTechSA president, Dr Trudy Sweeney represented our association as well as our CEASA representative and CEASA Vice President, David Horsell. At this ceremony EdTechSA’s Leader of the Year, Kevin Richardson and Educator of the Year, Kim Martin, were presented with their association awards.