St. Kitts and Nevis (SKN) joined the world in observing World Teacher’s Day on October 5th, under the theme “Teachers: Leading in crisis, reimagining the future.”
According to en.unesco.org, the day has been observed annually on 5th October since 1994.
The day provides the occasion to celebrate the teaching profession worldwide, take stock of achievements and draw attention to the voices of teachers, who are at the heart of efforts to attain the global education target of leaving no one behind.
Federal Minister of Education, is the Hon. Jonel Powell:
Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, many teachers locally and internationally, have had to use virtual means (such as Skype, Webex and Zoom apps) to teach their students.
Here is Minister Powell, providing details about the aforementioned: