All About Teachers’ Day 2023 in Singapore


Happy Teachers’ Day 2023 in Singapore! Let’s discover complete knowledge about teachers’ day history and the meaning of teachers’ day in this article contributed by Twinkl Singapore. 

This year, on Teachers’ Day, Twinkl Singapore gives you a prerogative right to nominate the best or most inspirational teacher. They’ll feature them on their website in your honor for their dedication.

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World Teachers Day holds universal significance, honouring educators’ pivotal role worldwide. Singapore celebrates Teachers’ Day differently, emphasizing the importance of teachers in shaping the nation’s future through education. In 2023, Singapore altered its celebration date due to an election, moving it to September 11. The occasion universally recognizes and appreciates teachers for their contributions to education and student development while fostering respect and gratitude within the community. Teachers’ Day reminds students of their teachers’ vital role in shaping their future.

History of Teachers’ Day in Singapore
Teachers’ Day in Singapore has a rich history dating back to colonial times when it was celebrated on varying dates, linked to notable educators’ birthdays. After gaining independence in 1965, the celebration lacked a fixed date, leading to inconsistency. However, in the early 1970s, efforts were made to standardize the date, and in 1977, the first Friday of September was officially designated as Teachers’ Day.

This date remains fixed today. Celebrations have evolved, with students expressing gratitude through cards and gifts, while schools organize special events and assemblies to honour their educators, underscoring the importance of teachers in Singapore’s education system.

Singapore Teachers Day Gift
Its time to appreciate your teachers with a gift to make them have more spirit in teaching our students. If you need some inspiration for a Teachers’ Day Gift, we have already chosen the best of the best from our resources below that are adjustable for you to craft.
1. Teachers’ Day Card KS1
2. Teachers’ Day Card for KS2
3. Teachers’ Appreciation activity

Heartwarming Teachers’ Day Messages and Teachers’ Day Wishes
Here is a heartfelt selection of the most touching Teacher’s Day greetings, wishes, and messages, perfect for you to share with the teachers or educators.
1. You’ve planted the seeds of knowledge in our minds, and we’re forever grateful for your guidance. Happy Teachers’ Day!
2. To the world, you may be just a teacher, but to us, you are a hero. Thank you for inspiring us every day. Happy Teachers’ Day!
3. Dear teachers, teaching is a work of heart, and you’ve poured your heart into it. We love you, dear teacher and you have already taken second place as the most influential person in my education!

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