Argentina Teacher's Day - September 11th
The Argentina Teacherís Day
celebrated every 11th of September
is a very significant day for the whole nation. In fact, when this day comes in a year, the whole country observes this as a national holiday by virtue of republic act promulgated by lawmakers. This is very memorable day for the people of Argentina because this is not only a teacher appreciation day - this is also the death anniversary of the countryís former president and great educator, Domingo Faustino Sarmiento. During his incumbency as president, he initiated many reforms in education that gave significant contribution to the countryís outstanding educational history. He also established the Naval School, Military School, agronomy and forestry school in San Juan, Mendoza, Salta and Tucuman. The former president has also established primary schools in many provinces of the country. He served as Governor in 1868 and in later years as President until 1874. During his incumbency as president of Argentina the teacherís training program
also started. The former president was also instrumental in the establishment of training schools for teachers
Like any other countries of the world thousands of educators also enjoy the teacher appreciation week in the country
since the celebration is not only significant but it is also focused on recognizing their efforts as followers of the late president who love education so much until he died. The weeklong celebration has always been a lined up of activities among thousands of institutions in the whole country until itís culmination on the 11th of September.
This year could also be another memorable year for the whole teaching force in the country as incumbent leadership promises another year of memorable celebration recognizing the worthwhile contribution of teachers in nation building
. Flooding of love cards, greetings are again expected to happen, as well as special banquet for teachers and other entertainment activities simultaneously celebrated throughout the country.
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