World Teachers’ Day

Today we are celebrating World Teachers’ Day.

World Teachers’ Day is held annually on October 5th to celebrate all teachers around the world and to commemorate the adoption of the 1966 ILO/UNESCO Recommendation concerning the Status of Teachers, which sets benchmarks regarding the rights and responsibilities of teachers.

In light of the global pandemic, the focus of this years’ World Teachers Day lies on the education recovery process. Thereby, every country is invited to invest in teachers and their training and prioritize them in global education recovery efforts so that every learner has access to a qualified and supported teacher.

In order to achieve that goal and to contribute to the accessibility of quality education (SDG 4), HOPE’87 has established the Mobile Quality School project in Bangladesh with the purpose of conveying quality formal education at primary school level to working children and children who dropped out of school.

The Mobile Quality School project are schools operating out of buses that tour through Dhaka and Chittagong and stop in or next to slum areas in order to give out-of-school and street children a chance to study in a child-friendly environment. Through this mobile school, a flexible and dynamic learning system in the streets is provided by offering even the poorest children a chance to study.

To care for these children who otherwise would be left behind, additional training is provided every year to the very motivated teachers of our project. Take a look at our pictures from the Mobile Quality School in Bangladesh!