Education Observances

There is a Day for That! provides you with a list of observances and national days related to Education.

National Grammar Day

National Grammar Day

National Grammar Day is a celebration of language and communication, where we take a moment to appreciate the importance of good grammar in our everyday lives.

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World Book Day

World Book Day 📚

World Book Day is a global celebration of books and reading that is observed in more than 100 countries.

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World Storytelling Day

World Storytelling Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of World Storytelling 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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Teachers' Day

Teachers' Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of Teachers' Day in the Czech Republic.

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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 Library Week

National Library Week 📚

Find out the dates, history and background of National Library Week.

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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 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 Library Outreach Day

National Library Outreach Day

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

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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 DEAR Day

National DEAR Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Drop Everything and Read 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 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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Girl's Day

Girl's Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of Girls' Day in Germany.

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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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Teachers Day

Teachers Day 👩‍🏫

Find out the dates, history and traditions of Teachers Day

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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 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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National Speak in Sentences Day

National Speak in Sentences Day

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

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National Higher Education Day

National Higher Education Day

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

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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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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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Knowledge Day

Knowledge Day

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

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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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International Literacy Day 

International Literacy Day 

773 million adults and young people lack basic literacy skills.

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National School Pictures Day

National School Pictures Day

Picking out the perfect outfit. Making sure you have an awesome hairstyle. Smiling your best smile. Everyone has memories of school Picture Day, and this national holiday exists to celebrate the big hair, missing teeth and questionable fashion choices.

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National Online Learning Day

National Online Learning Day

National Online Learning Day showcases how students of all ages are thriving with the ability to learn online—anywhere, anytime.

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Teachers Day

Teachers Day 👩‍🏫

Find out the dates, history and traditions of Teachers Day

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Punctuation Day

Punctuation Day

Some people think an ellipsis is when the moon moves in front of the sun, but you know better...

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Math Storytelling Day

Math Storytelling Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of Math Storytelling Day

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Teacher's Day

Teacher's Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of Teachers Day

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Fire Pup Day

Fire Pup Day

Firepup is a friendly Dalmatian cartoon character, who makes learning about fire and burn prevention and life safety issues, fun, entertaining, and non-threatening.

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National Book Month

National Book Month 📚

National Book Month is a national holiday to raise awareness of the importance of reading, writing and literature.

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Bookshop Day

Bookshop Day

A day to support independent bookshops on the first Saturday in October.

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World Teachers Day

World Teachers Day 👩‍🏫

World Teachers' Day has been celebrated every year on 5 October since 1994 with the aim of recognising the work and value of education professionals around the world.

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