In the People's Republic of China, there are some activities for students to show their appreciation to teachers, such as presenting gifts, including cards and flowers.
In addition, many former students will go back to their old primary schools, middle schools and high schools to give presents to their old teachers.
Teachers’ Day is a national function, celebrated only in India.
It is held on September 5th of every year which is also the birthday of Dr. It was decided to celebrate his birthday as Teachers’ Day to honour that noble profession.
This policy has been continued and extended by the current (29th) ruler.
Teachers in Cameroon on Tuesday, 5 October 2010 joined their peers worldwide to celebrate the 17th World Teachers Day.On 5 October, along with over 100 countries around the world, the Canadian Teachers’ Federation and its member organizations across the country celebrate World Teachers’ Day through a public awareness campaign that highlights the contributions of the teaching profession.In 1967, 11 September was selected as "Día del Maestro" ("Teacher's Day").The date was moved to December 10 in 1975, because on that day in 1945, the Chilean poet Gabriela Mistral received the Nobel Prize.In 1977, the date was renamed to "Día del Profesor" (also "Teacher's Day") and was moved again, to 16 October, to honour the founding of the Colegio de Profesores de Chile (Teachers' Association of Chile).With the theme "Nation building passes through teachers", the day served as an opportunity to pay homage to teachers who toil, sometimes under not-so-comfortable conditions, to build the capacities of human resources for the socio-economic development of the country.Commemorative activities in Yaounde began on 29 September with educative talks at the Lycée Général Leclerc, and were rounded off on World Teachers Day at the Wada multi-purpose sports complex.If it falls on 31 October, coinciding with Halloween, it is postponed a week, to 7 November.To commemorate the birth date of the 28th ruler of Brunei, Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddien III, also known as the 'Architect of Modern Brunei', who amongst other things emphasized the importance of education to his subjects by introducing a policy of 'free' education whereby the citizens are charged very nominal fees for attending schools.Made primary education compulsory, established 800 educational and military institutions including teachers' schools, founded public libraries, developed infrastructure and fostered immigration.Inspired by Horace Mann, whom he befriended, brought 32 American teachers to Argentina to develop the American model of universal education.