Upcoming Education Observances

Day of the Libraries

Day of the Libraries

No matter where you are in the world, libraries play an important part in our communities.

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Day of the Bulgarian National Revival Leaders

Day of the Bulgarian National Revival Leaders

Find out the dates, history and traditions of Day of the Bulgarian National Revival Leaders

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National Authors’ Day

National Authors’ Day

Do the write thing! Why not celebrate National Author's Day by sending a thank you tweet to your favorite author?

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National Family Literacy Day

National Family Literacy Day

Encouraging families to read has massive benefits on the young and old.

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National Parents as Teachers Day 

National Parents as Teachers Day 

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International Students Day

International Students Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of International Students Day in Philippines

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National Educational Support Professionals Day

National Educational Support Professionals Day

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Special Education Day

Special Education Day

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National Mentoring Month

National Mentoring Month

Find out the dates and background to National Mentoring Month

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National Trivia Day

National Trivia Day

Pop Quiz! Name a national holiday dedicated to trivia.

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National Handwriting Day

National Handwriting Day

In a world seemingly dominated by keyboards, it's good to remember the beauty and individuality of our own handwriting.

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Students Day

Students Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of Students Day

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Inventors' Day

Inventors' Day

Thailand marks Inventors' Day on the date when King Bhumibol was allocated a patent in 1993.

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Safer Internet Day

Safer Internet Day

The internet puts the knowledge of the whole planet in our hands, but we need to keep ourselves safe.

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World Read Aloud Day

World Read Aloud Day

An opportunity for people all around the globe to celebrate the joy of reading aloud.

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Inventors Day

Inventors Day

You don't need a lighbulb moment to realize that Inventors Day also honors Thomas Edison.

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International Day of Women and Girls in Science 

International Day of Women and Girls in Science 

Find out the dates, history and traditions of International Day of Women and Girls in Science 

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World Book Day

World Book Day 📚

Find out the dates, history and traditions of World Book Day

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National Read Across America Day (Dr. Seuss Day)

National Read Across America Day (Dr. Seuss Day)

Celebrated on the birthday of the beloved children's author, Dr Seuss. If March 2nd falls on a weekend, the day is observed on the nearest school day.

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National Grammar Day

National Grammar Day

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National Education and Sharing Day

National Education and Sharing Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Education and Sharing Day

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National Tolkien Reading Day

National Tolkien Reading Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Toliken Reading Day

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National School Librarian Day

National School Librarian Day

It's a day to celebrate your School Librarian - just not too loudly, it's a library...

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National Encourage a Young Writer Day

National Encourage a Young Writer Day

We all have a story to tell ,and it's never too young to put pen to paper.

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National Bookmobile Day

National Bookmobile Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Bookmobile Day

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National Library Workers Day

National Library Workers Day

A day for library staff, users, administrators and Friends groups to recognize the valuable contributions made by all library workers.

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National Support Teen Literature Day

National Support Teen Literature Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Support Teen Literature Day

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National Kindergarten Day

National Kindergarten Day

Kindergartens play an important part in society and are the first time children get to participate in organized learning.

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World Book and Copyright Day 

World Book and Copyright Day 

Find out the dates, history and traditions of World Book and Copyright Day 

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Children's Day

Children's Day

This is the day when children are honored in Mexico.

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National Teacher Appreciation Day

National Teacher Appreciation Day

Tuesday during Teacher Appreciation Week, which takes place in the first full week of May.

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National Provider Appreciation Day

National Provider Appreciation Day

Provider Appreciation Day® is a special day in May to recognize child care providers, teachers and other educators of young children everywhere.

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National Numeracy Day

National Numeracy Day

Nearly half the working-age population of the UK have the numeracy skills of a primary school child.

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World Telecommunication and Information Society Day 

World Telecommunication and Information Society Day 

While most people in the west take the availability of telecommunications for granted, this day highlights its benefits to all parts of the world.

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National Speak in Sentences Day

National Speak in Sentences Day

Good grammar isn't a life sentence. Oh, wait...

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Botswana Teachers Day

Botswana Teachers Day

A day to celebrate the teaching profession and to acknowledge their efforts to help generations of learners realise their talents and dreams.

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World Youth Skills Day 

World Youth Skills Day 

While the youth population grew by 139 million between 1997 and 2017, the youth labour force shrank by 58.7 million.

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Knowledge Day

Knowledge Day

The traditional end of summer and the first day of the new school term in Russia.

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National College Colors Day

National College Colors Day

College Colors Day is a national holiday for fans of all college sports. It’s a way for fans to show their school spirit as they go about their day.

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Teachers' Day

Teachers' Day

A day dedicated to the hard work and importance of a Teacher in our lives.

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National Read A Book Day

National Read A Book Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Read A Book Day

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Buy a Book Day

Buy a Book Day

Suspiciously placed on the day after Read a Book Day, this is a still a good excuse to go out and buy a new book.

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