Taiwan Teacher's Day - September 28th
Since Taiwan is one of the fastest improving countries of the world the teacher appreciation day
is also becoming s vibrant celebration. The country celebrates its teacherís day every 28th of September
. For the Taiwanese people this date is also very significant as this is the birth date of Confucius, the great philosopher in Chinese history.
The following are the usual teacher appreciation day activities in Taiwan
which is also coordinated with the actual celebration in China Ė being named by China leaders as still part of the China regions.
Since Chinese people are so keenly observing traditions their celebration of the teacherís day
is also unique. The Chinese students would entertain their teachers in schools through Chinese traditional dances, dramatization, and comical skits. The students would wear their traditional orange and red-colored outfits while performing dances and rendering songs in Mandarin, Fokien and other Chinese native tongues.
The giving of traditional personalized cards is also part of the Chinese studentís tradition being the easiest way to appreciate teachers
aside from it personalized and not so costly in terms of money considerations. Chinese educators would still appreciate the real beauty of personal touch in preparation for the personalized cards.
There are schools in Taiwan that managed to go on field trips other beautiful places in the country as part of the educational program of the schools. Teachers go on field trip so that they can also incorporate in their discussions of certain topics what they have observed and studied during their excursion travel.
Schools that are run by administrators who are athletic-minded usually host sporting activities for the teachers during teacherís day in Taiwan
. They said this is one way of involving them in athletic activities since many women teachers become fat because they no longer exercise.