World Teachers' Day is a wonderful opportunity to celebrate and thank Queensland teachers for the important role they play across our state—inside our classrooms and out in the community.
Celebrated in more than 100 countries world-wide, World Teachers' Day was established by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) in 1994 to recognise the role of teachers in society.
World Teachers' Day is held internationally on 5 October. As the day usually falls during school holidays, Queensland holds its celebrations on the last Friday of October each year.
Recap on our 2019 World Teacher's Day celebrations.
Queensland teaching awards
Showcase Awards for Excellence in Schools
Showcase Awards for Excellence in Schools recognise Queensland state schools achieving improved student learning outcomes through excellent teaching. The
2019 state award winners were announced at the Showcase Awards gala dinner on Friday 25 October 2019 in Brisbane.
Queensland College of Teachers TEACHX Awards
The Queensland College of Teachers (QCT) also announced the winners of their
Queensland College of Teachers TEACHX Awards during October.