South Korea Teacher's Day - May 15th
The South Korea Teacherís Day
every 15th of May
is one of the most exciting celebrations in the country. Since the government declared this national teacherís day
there have been many good preparations in the past. This year promises to be another abundant teacher appreciation day in the country
The following are line up of traditional activities
in most schools in the country when the 15th of May comes.
Many students would offer Carnation flowers to the teachers as this is the most traditional ways of celebrating the teacher appreciation day
. This is also a show of respect of students to the generosity of the teachers in sharing the information and knowledge. This tradition has been in Korea since 1963.
Another traditional way of respecting the teachers
is by giving them love cards. Thousands of students would prepare their personalized cards and give them to their favourite teachers. Those who can afford to buy commercial cards are also allowed but not compulsory. Many teachers believe that even this is only a simple traditional way but they would always love to read love card messages from their students.
Since Korea is one of the progressive countries in Far East, the education department is also given ample budget for this kind of celebration. With South Koreaís over 50 million people education could be playing great role in educating the thousands of Koreans. Big colleges and universities would always look up of giving special parties to their teachers as well as give awards and recognitions. During parties, the host would also prepare the countryís top delicacies to make the teacher very special in their night. The finale would be the awarding of the most outstanding teachers in their fields of endeavour.
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