The day of the teacher in 2021 will be celebrated in all preschool institutions of the country. Professional holiday known not only among the employees of kindergartens, but parents of young children, because there is an opportunity to thank nurses and caregivers for their hard work, patience, and wisdom.
The importance of this profession is difficult to overestimate, because in primary school the child acquires the first knowledge and skills, is being adapted in the social society, acquiring skills depends on its further development and success.
When is celebrated and who to congratulate
This is one of the few professional holidays with a fixed date. This is due to the fact that it is confined to the important historical event – the opening of the first kindergarten on the territory of modern USA. It happened on 27 September 1863 at the initiative of Sophia Ligibel, wife of a famous Professor.
Important! In 2021, the Day of the teacher is traditionally celebrated on 27 September.
The occasion included a formal, but output is not. Exception are the cases when it falls on a Saturday or Sunday. In 2021, September 27 – this Sunday, so teachers will be able to celebrate the holiday at home, and to carry out various activities in kindergartens will be on Monday.
Because it is officially the holiday is called the Day of workers of preschool education, it should be congratulated not only educators, but also those of people working in kindergartens. These include:
- nannies and assistants;
- swimming instructors;
- teachers of music;
- employees of the security service;
- chefs and other kitchen staff;
- cleaners and others.
All the representatives of the professions involved in the education of preschool children and creating safe and comfortable conditions for their stay in the institution.
How did the Day of the teacher
This professional holiday is considered young, since it was first noted in 2004. Initiated by the publishers of magazines for pre-school educational institutions.
The main goal – to draw public attention to the childhood of the younger generation and hard work of those involved in raising children while parents are at work. The idea was supported by the creators of educational programmes, teachers and most parents. The advent of the Day of workers of preschool education was preceded by the celebration of the 140th anniversary of the first kindergarten, which was observed on 27 September 2003.
Originally the feast was celebrated only on a voluntary basis, but the situation has changed in 2008. It began to be celebrated not only in e and , but also other Russian cities, so activists appealed to the authorities with a request for conferral of official status. In 2008, in all regions Day of workers of preschool education was celebrated at the Federal level.
Since the holiday has appeared recently, well-established traditions yet. In many cities and villages organize events, during which local authorities congratulate the teachers and other staff of kindergartens with the holiday, celebrate the best of specialists with diplomas, certificates and awards, receives material gifts.
On this day in kindergartens hold various events:
- artwork or crafts;
- competition of musical or humorous numbers.
- The first kindergarten in the Russian Empire began its work in 1859, in the city of Helsinki. Now it is the capital of Finland.
- The first town in modern USA, in which the preschool institution was .
- First, in the kindergartens accept only children from 3 years. In 1959 he opened the first nursery where you can leave kids from 2 months.
- The first free kindergarten was opened in 1866. Before preschools were all paid.
In 2008 there was a survey, which found that more than 80% of educators support the idea of establishing a professional holiday.
We also offer a beautiful collection of video-postcards for the day of the teacher, in which there is a beautiful poem with warm wishes: