ISLAMABAD: World Teachers’ Day 2020 was observed throughout the Pakistan and the world on Monday.
The theme for World Teachers’ Day 2020 is “Teachers: Leading in Crisis, Re-imagining the Future”.
This time the celebration of World Teacher’s Day 2020 will be held virtually and it will be stressed over a week from October 5 to October 12.
World Teachers’ Day is celebrated every year since 1994 commemorating the anniversary of adoption of 1966 International Labour Organization and UNSECO recommendations of concerning the status of teachers.
World Teachers’ Day is co-convened in partnership with International Labour Organization, UNESCO and Education International.
The Day is celebrated to pay tribute to the teachers, express love for teachers as they play pivotal role in character and nation building.
When the world teachers day is being observed across the world, the daily wages teachers and non teaching staff in federal capital educational institutions stand deprived of their salaries since the last four months.
The teachers said that the orders of their regularization which were issued by Islamabad High COURT in June 2018 have not been fully implemented so far. The education ministry is playing the role of glum spectator.
Young teachers association has said in a statement that daily wages teachers and non teaching staff continued to do their duties during corona virus
And the teachers continued their on line classes but salaries are not being paid to them.
Non payment of salaries has put our families on brink of starving to death, the teachers said.