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Teachers' Day

In many countries, Teachers' Day is a special day for the appreciation of , and may include celebrations to honor them for their special contributions in a particular field area, or the community in general. The date on which Teachers' Day is celebrated varies from country to country. Teachers' days in different countries are distinct from , which is celebrated on 5 October.The idea of celebrating Teachers' Day took root in many countries during the 20th century; in most cases, they celebrate a local... read more

World Teachers' Day

World Teachers' Day, held annually on October 5 since 1994, commemorates teacher organizations worldwide. Its aim is to mobilize support for teachers and to ensure that the needs of future generations will continue to be met by teachers.==Observance==According to UNESCO, World Teachers' Day represents a significant token of the awareness, understanding, and appreciation displayed for the vital contributions that teachers make to education and development.Education International (EI) (the global... read more

Yahoo! Teachers

Yahoo! Teachers was a social networking service operated by Yahoo! made available in 2007. It enabled teachers to , curated web search results, the ability to share learning materials with parents' and students', maintain blogs, groups and lists, create and share lesson plans with other teachers' and create a public profile.In addition, Yahoo! Teachers provided a way for teachers to easily align their lesson plans to their state educational standards. This service was never officially launched; Yahoo!... read more

Teachers TV

Teachers TV was a website and former free-to-air distance education television channel which provided video and support materials for those who work in education in the UK, including teachers, school leaders, governors, teacher trainers, student teachers and support staff.Its aims included raising educational standards, saving the workforce time, and boosting professional development. It also provides classroom resources and all content is available to watch or download for free. Further professional... read more

Induction (teachers)

Induction is used to refer to a period during which a Newly Qualified Teacher in England or Wales is both supported and assessed to ensure that regulatory standards are met.==Background==Although probation periods for new teachers had only been dropped in 1992, the Teaching and Higher Education Act 1998 introduced arrangements by which the Secretary of State for Education could bring about regulations requiring new teachers to serve a period of induction.The following year, the then secretary of... read more

Teachers: A Class Soundtrack

''Teachers : A Class Soundtrack'' is the official soundtrack, on the Channel 4 label, of the first series of British television comedy-drama series ''Teachers''.This album contains music by various artists, heard in the show itself.==Track listing==# "The Day Before Yesterday's Man" by The Supernaturals read more

Broadway Teachers Workshop

Broadway Teachers Workshop (established in 2001) is a professional development program for theater teachers and academic and community theater directors from all over the world. The three-day conference includes multiple workshops, master classes with Broadway artists, and viewings of Broadway shows. The program, run by co-artistic directors Gordon Greenberg and Pam Pariseau, is designed to instruct and inspire teachers and directors of middle school, high school, university, and community theater... read more

Elementary Teachers of Toronto

The Elementary Teachers of Toronto (ETT) is a Canadian labour union and the Toronto-local of the Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario. The organization's members are the full-time public elementary teachers employed by the Toronto District School Board (TDSB).The local was formed in June 1998 through the merger of 13 former Toronto elementary teacher locals.==Governance==The organization is a governed by a member-approved constitution.The business of the local is conducted by an elected executive,... read more

The Home Teachers

''The Home Teachers'' is a 2004 comedy film written by John Moyer and directed by Kurt Hale. ''The Home Teachers'' is a comedy distributed by Halestorm Entertainment and intended for LDS audiences, or members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.==Plot==Greg Blazer is a slothful, lazy Latter-day Saint who loves football so much that he wears football jerseys under his church clothes. Much to his dismay, Greg's Sunday-football-watching plans are interrupted by Nelson Parker, a faithful,... read more

Hayward teachers strike

The Hayward teachers strike was an April 2007 ten-day strike of teachers in the Hayward Unified School District in Hayward, California. ==Teacher demands==The teachers, counselors and nurses, represented by the Hayward Education Association (HEA), were upset over a 16% raise given to two district administrators in summer 2006. Negotiations broke down, with the HEA asking for an 8.08% retroactive raise initially, reaching 16% after 2 years, and the district offering a one time 5.5% raise (one source... read more

Transcaucasian Teachers Seminary

The Transcaucasian Teachers Seminary () in Gori (present-day Georgia) was a 4-year specialized secondary school in the Russian Empire in 1876–1917 aimed at professional training of primary school teachers.==History==The Transcaucasian Teachers Seminary was originally founded as a specialized educational institution for the peoples of the Caucasus, who were interested in pursuing teaching careers at regional primary schools. The school was notable for having a Tatar department (''Tatar'' was a common... read more

Tacoma Teachers Strike 2011

In September 2011 the third largest school district in Washington State staved off proposed budget cuts which ended a week-long strike. This took seven hours of intense labor negotiations with the then Governor Christine Gregoire who had to summon both sides to the negotiation table to end the strike. They agreed upon a new labor deal that dealt with such issues as salary cuts, class size, and staffing issues. These ran the gambit of evaluations, sonority, and staffing decisions.The strike which... read more

University Teachers Union (Japan)

The University Teachers Union (大学教員組合 – ''Daigaku Kyouin Kumiai'') was founded in January 1999 and represents the interests of tertiary-level teachers in the Kanto region of Japan. Membership is open to any teacher, regardless of nationality, who is employed at a university, college, or post-graduate institution in a non-management post. Under Japanese Trade Union Law,The Japan Institute for Labour Policy and Training. Retrieved 27 May 2011 the University Teachers Union has the right... read more

Polish Teachers' Union

A flag showing the logo of the Polish Teachers' UnionPolish Teachers' Union (, ZNP, also translated as ''Union of Polish Teachers'', ''Polish Teachers' Association'', ''Association of Polish Teachers'') is the largest Polish trade union for teachers and educators and their largest professional association.==History==First Polish teachers trade unions date to 1905, the year that marks the period of unrest known as the Revolution in the Kingdom of Poland (1905–1907). , WIEM Encyklopedia The Polish... read more

Tambach Teachers Training College

Tambach Teachers College is a college in Tambach, Elgeyo-Marakwet County, Kenya. It is one of the 20 public primary teachers colleges in Kenya and among the last five of such institutions constructed in the late 1980s by the government of Kenya through the support of the World Bank. The college is situated in the Kerio escarpment section of Elgeyo-Marakwet County along the Eldoret-Kabarnet road. The college is 43 km from Eldoret and 11 km from Iten, the District Headquarters.The college... read more

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