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Teacher's Day in Ukraine

Quick Facts

Teacher’s Day in Ukraine is a special day dedicated to teachers on the first Sunday in October.

Local names

NameLanguage
день учителяRussian
День учителяUkrainian
Teacher's DayEnglish
Tag des LehrersGerman

Teacher's Day 2014

Sunday, October 5, 2014

Teacher's Day 2015

Sunday, October 4, 2015
List of dates for other years

Teacher’s Day in Ukraine is celebrated on the first Sunday in October each year. This observance is held in appreciation of teachers and other workers in the education sector across the country.

Teachers play an important role in many students' lives.

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What do people do?

Many Ukrainians celebrate Teacher’s Day with a range of activities, such as concerts, presentation of flower bouquets, and public speeches addressed in recognition of teachers and educational workers.

Public life

Teacher’s Day is an observance and not a national public holiday in Ukraine.

Background

In 1994, the Ukrainian president declared Teachers’ Day as a professional holiday to thank workers in Ukraine’s education sector. The day had been set to be annually celebrated on the first Sunday in October. Many other countries celebrate World Teachers’ Day, which is also held in early October.

Symbols

Many teachers receive flowers as a symbol of appreciation for their achievements.

Teacher's Day Observances

WeekdayDateYearNameHoliday type
SunOct 21994Teacher's DayObservance
SunOct 11995Teacher's DayObservance
SunOct 61996Teacher's DayObservance
SunOct 51997Teacher's DayObservance
SunOct 41998Teacher's DayObservance
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SunOct 52003Teacher's DayObservance
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SunOct 12006Teacher's DayObservance
SunOct 72007Teacher's DayObservance
SunOct 52008Teacher's DayObservance
SunOct 42009Teacher's DayObservance
SunOct 32010Teacher's DayObservance
SunOct 22011Teacher's DayObservance
SunOct 72012Teacher's DayObservance
SunOct 62013Teacher's DayObservance
SunOct 52014Teacher's DayObservance
SunOct 42015Teacher's DayObservance
SunOct 22016Teacher's DayObservance
SunOct 12017Teacher's DayObservance
SunOct 72018Teacher's DayObservance
SunOct 62019Teacher's DayObservance
SunOct 42020Teacher's DayObservance

Other holidays in October 2014 in Ukraine

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