2020 was a unique year owing to the COVID -19 Pandemic. With that in mind, celebrating world Teachers’ Day on 5th October, 2020 would not be “Normal”. The theme of 2020 WTD was “Teachers: Leading in crisis, reimagining the future.”
Its a against this background that the union Launched the “The appreciate My Teacher Week” . The Week was packed with activities such as
- Planting a tree in honour of a Teacher which was done in schools Nation wide
- Donning Orange in honour of your teacher on wednesday
- Sending and appreciation message to your Teacher
The Nation wide Tree Planting exercise
The Tree planting exercise was a success nationwide with many union members planting tress, an activity that sparked off a lot of excitement and true appreciation for the teacher. The Main celebrations were on 6th October which took place at State House, Entebbe with His Excellency, Yoweri Kaguta Museveni as the chief guest of the ceremony.
The World Teachers’ Day message 2020 can be viewed in the PDF belowWTD-MESSAGE
Tree Planting In Regions
UNATU has 10 Regions and all regions participated in the tree planting exercise which was done in various schools country wide. Below are some of the regional Pictures.