#Teachers Day

.Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Aamir Khan shared a throwback picture with his teachers. (Photo Credit: Twitter/ @avigowariker)

  • Aamir Khan shared a photo with his teachers on social media
  • He named the teachers in a chronological order
  • Aamir Khan will be next seen in 'Laal Singh Chaddha' along with Kareena Kapoor

.Delhi, India
This year, the candidates appeared before the jury through video conference and made presentations. (Photo Credit: Twitter/ANI)

  • The award celebrates the unique contribution of some of the finest teachers in the country 
  • 47 teachers from across the country were conferred the National Teachers' Awards
  • 18 out of 47 winners of the award are women

Teachers guide and inspire us to realise our potential. (Photo credit: Instagram)

  • September 5 is celebrated as Teachers' Day in India
  • It marks the birthday of former president Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan
  • Let's take a look at some of the iconic reprisals of the role of a teacher portrayed on the silver screen

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Teachers have had to overcome technological barriers during the lockdown. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • The pandemic has forced all schools and colleges to close down
  • West Bengal based teacher Subrata Pati climbed up a neem tree to receive uninterrupted signals
  •  Jeyaishwari R Nadar conducted classes with the mobile phone on a refrigerator tray

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Due to COVID-19 pandemic, classes have shifted online. (Photo Credit: Pixabay)

  • Teachers are facing a range of issues in conducting online classes
  • From network glitches to learning online tools, the new learning arrangement has brought a range of challenges
  • Teachers also face difficulties in maintaining discipline and conducting exams online

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Google marked the Teachers' Day with a colourful doodle. (Photo Credit/Google)

  • Google doodle showed colourful study materials such as a pencil, book, ruler, laptop etc
  • Teachers' Day is celebrated on Dr S Radhakrishnan's birth anniversary
  • Dr S Radhakrishnan was India's second President

.Delhi, India
PM Modi saluted the dedication and commitment of teachers. (PTI Photo)

  • PM Modi also paid his tributes to Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan
  • Later today, President Kovind will felicitate the winners of National Teachers' Awards 2020
  • This year, 47 teachers have been chosen from across the nation for the award

.Rajkot, Gujarat, India
Sonalben Faldu has been an educator for over two decades. (Photo Credit/Opoyi)

  • Sonalben Faldu is the principal of Shrimati Sarojini Naidu Girl’s High School in Rajkot
  • She was given the 'Best Principal' award by former Gujarat Governor OP Kohli
  • She also received the 'Uma Nari Ratna Puraskar’ by Union Minister Parshottam Rupala

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
The National Award to Teachers is presented to publicly recognise the contributions of some of the finest teachers of the country. (Photo Credit: Representational Image/ Unsplash)

  • The National Award to Teachers is presented on Teachers’ day every year
  • The award is presented by the President of india
  • A total of 47 teachers will be awarded this year

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
In the times of the COVID-19 pandemic, the whole dynamics of classroom culture has changed. (Photo credit: Unsplash)

  • With schools and colleges shut, online classes have emerged as the new normal to learn and grow
  • While some teachers say that it is working well with digitally inclined students but they have their worries too
  • On the other hand students miss interactions with classmates, the school banter and just hanging out with friends