Teachers' Day in Colombia, Mexico and South Korea
Teachers' Day in Colombia, Mexico and South Korea is held on May 15. This event in the second decade of the month May is annual. Help us
In Colombia, 3% of teachers work in schools where at least 10% of the students have a migrant background (OECD average 17%). At the same time, 96% of school leaders report that their teachers believe that children and young people should learn that people of different cultures have a lot in common (OECD average 95%).
Mexico’s performance in the OECD’s education rankings have in fact improved slightly in recent years and President Felipe Calderon has tried to bring in education reforms, such as ending the practice of the selling of teachers’ posts.
You wouldn’t guess that from their pay scale, but teachers hold a valuable and respected place in society. Korea emphasizes education and schooling to the power of a hundred. As a result, Korea possesses a high regard for its Korean teachers as being pillars of the schooling system.
It was President Venustiano Carranza who in 1917 decreed May 15 as Teacher's Day in Mexico. This after a group of deputies sent an initiative to congress to recognize those who are dedicated to teaching, regardless of the educational level they teach.
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