Teachers of Yamal are receiving congratulations with their professional holiday
15:17 4 октября 2017
Категории: News in English
The World Teachers’ Day is celebrated on the 5th of October. The professional holiday of all teachers and employees of educational sphere is marked in more than 100 countries of the world.
Exactly on this day in 1966 the special intergovernmental conference on status of teachers took place in Paris. Recommendations on it were signed by the results of its work. The World Teachers’ Day was marked for the first time on this day in 1994, and since holiday activities are conducted on the 5th of October, though in some countries it is celebrated on other days close to this date, as calend.ru informs. Earlier in Russia this professional holiday was marked on the first Sunday of October.
According to the information given to the news agency “Sever-Press” in the regional department of education, about 11 thousand pedagogical employees work in the region today. Almost 6500 teachers and directors work in schools of Yamal. The average age of a teacher is 43 years old, at that, there are about 6-7 percent of young specialists with length of work up to 3 years. 116 young pedagogues, who became winners in the regional public contest among the best graduates of higher education institutions “New teacher of Yamal”, work in the arctic region.
63 pedagogues were awarded with the titles “The teacher-tutor”, “The teacher-methodologist” and “The teacher-researcher” for forming of horizontal career of a teacher, growth of professional skills on directions significant for school collectives.
This year 372 pedagogues received awards of different levels. Thus, 4 pedagogues were nominated for the honorary title “The Honored Teacher of the Russian Federation”, the director of the cadets’ school in Noviy Urengoy – for the medal of the order “For services to the Fatherland” of the second degree. 40 pedagogical employees were awarded with the honorary diploma of the governor of Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug, 17 people – with the title “The honored employee of education of Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug”.
As it is noted in the department, pupils’ achievements underline quality of teachers’ work in Yamal. This year 3400 people finished school in Yamal. 277 of them were awarded with the golden medal “For special progress in study” and the monetary prize. By the results of the Unified State Examination, 9 school-leavers received the maximum score on different subjects of the school program.