“The greatest sign of success for a teacher… is to be able to say, ‘The children are now working as if I did not exist.’” – Maria Montessori
In India, teachers’ day is celebrated on 5th September the birthday of Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, the second President of India, who was a thinker, philosopher, academician, diplomat, scholar but above all a teacher.
Teacher’s Day and Wai Kru was celebrated at GIIS to show acknowledgement and recognition towards the hard work put in by the teachers in the direction of the development of every child by imparting knowledge, guiding and shaping the minds and careers of their students. They not only play a key role in making their students responsible citizens of tomorrow but also good human beings.
It is impossible to envisage our lives without teachers. They are the foundation of our future. We can never thank teachers enough for their enormous contribution in a student’s life.
A few interesting ways in which teachers were appreciated on this day at GIIS were by welcoming them with jasmine garlands in a traditional Thai style followed by Principal, Mrs. Sopa Sittisruang congratulating all teachers.
The students too expressed their feelings by writing small personal notes to show how highly they respect, regard and love their teachers. Some students also gave teachers mementos to express their gratitude towards them.
To add on fun to the day and in honor of teachers a small party was organized that included games and high tea.
By the end of the day beautiful memories were made and the experience took teachers back to their school time making them nostalgic……