By Marisol Bo-oc | 12:11 PM September 04, 2023
The Department of Education (DepEd) will lead the 2023 National Teachers’ Month and World Teachers’ Day kick-off program in Tagbilaran City, Bohol on Sept. 5.
The celebrations aim to recognize the significant role of teachers in educating Filipino children.
In an advisory issued on Sunday, Sept. 3, DepEd said the NTM / WTD kick-off program will be held on Sept. 5 at the Bohol Wisdom School in Tagbilaran City.
For this year, the theme of the NTM/WTD kick-off celebration is “Together4Teachers.”
DepEd, in a Facebook post, said this year’s theme aims to celebrate the excellence and greatness of Filipino teachers who are its partners in building a patriotic and child-friendly nation.
The month-long NTM celebration, which starts from Sept. 5, will culminate on Oct. 5 which is the WTD and also the National Teachers’ Day (NTD).
These celebrations are under Presidential Proclamation No. 242 series of 2011 titled Declaring the Period from September 5 to October 5 of Every Year as National Teachers’ Month; Republic Act No. 10743 titled An Act Declaring the Fifth Day of October of Every Year as a National Teachers’ Day and its Implementing Rules And Regulations (IRR) and the designation of the World Teachers’ Day every 5th of October by the United Nations Education and Cultural Organizations (UNESCO).