Peru Teacher's Day - July 6th
The teacherís day celebration in Peru
, a country situated in the southern part of America, is a very significant day not only for the teachers but also for the whole people in said country. Commemorated every 6th of July
, this day, is the day when rebel leader Jose de San Martin founded the first ever school in 1822. Martin fought for the people to gain education and escape from ignorance. He could not wait to see his people suffer from too much poverty because of ignorance. In 1953 when the country already gained independence, Marquis of Torre-Tagle passed a resolution and made July 6th as the official Peru Teacherís Day
. Since then teacher appreciation activities
in the country was actively participated nationwide.
There are lots of teacher ideas you can think off during teacherís day
and this is what many students in the country are doing. There is the so-called traditional gift and card giving to qualified teachers. Though sounds traditional, but many teachers still love to read student messages. They said all these messages are very valuable to them because it give them strength and more will to do what is entrusted of them of their profession. There are activities in private and government schools across the country.
Many schools in the country also hold sportfests to show their might in sports. It is common observation that teachers become fat in school because of no enough exercise.
Awards of recognition
Another very important part of teacherís day is awards and recognition
. Teachers would always love to receive plaques of appreciation and recognition of the performance they were able to achieve in a year.
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