All about teachers: teachers’ day 2017


By: Jerson Garcia- EIM 1A

On this day, October 05, 2017,  it is school as usual for children but with a difference. There are no studies, no classes are held and none of the usual activities are carried out.

Instead, there are big preparations for this much awaited day. The celebrations start off with the Teachers’ day speech and thanks followed by cultural programmes, some other activities and a feast. Teachers are presented, bouquets, teachers’ day cards, gifts, momentos, etc, as a token of gratitude.

Today, it is common to send teachers’ day SMS and e greetings to teachers.

To our dedicated teachers in TESDA-CVS, we dearly appreciate your patience and kindness in guiding us.


A few interesting ways in which teachers can be appreciated are given below.

  • Make them feel important

By way of small personal notes, emails or letters, students can show teachers how highly they are respected, regarded and loved.

  • Welcoming them

Try welcoming them with a shower of flower petals. a musical band playing as they come in or by giving them flower bouquets on their arrival.

  • Momentos

Present them with some gift items specially made for this occasion like mugs, school bags, t-shirts having the teachers’ name printed on them. This will make them very happy.

  • Organize a Party

In honor of teachers a small party can be arranged, along with some music, dance and food.

Quotes for teachers from famous writers and philosophers

“The best teacher is one who suggests rather than dogmatizes and inspires his listeners with the wish to teach himself” – Edward Bulwer-Lytton.

“A good teacher is like a candle – it consumes itself to light the way for others” – Anonymous.

“What a teacher is, is more important than what he teaches” – Karl Menninger.

“Good teachers are costly but bad teachers cost more” – Bob Talbert.

“Teaching is not a lost art, the regard for it is a lost tradition” – Jacques Barzun.

“Those who educate children well are more to be honored than parents, for these give only life, those the art of living well” – Aristotle.

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