Tuesday, November 03, 2009


3rd November 2009, Tuesday--Brunei Darussalam celebrates Teachers' Day on 23rd September every year. This year the 23rd September falls on 3rd Syawal 1430 Hijrah when pupils and teachers were still on 3rd term school & Ramadan and Syawal special holiday as well as in Aidilfitri celebration mode. Therefore, the celebration ceremony is postponed until 5 November 2009M/17 Zulkaedah 1430H, Thursday.

The ceremony will be held at International Convention Center, Berakas. The theme for this year celebration is "Guru Berkualiti Teras Kecemerlangan Pendidikan" (“Quality Teachers Are The Heart Of Excellent Education”)

Background of Brunei Darussalam’s Teachers’ Day
Teachers’ Day in Brunei Darussalam is held every 23 September since 1991. The 23rd September is also the birthday of Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar Ali Saifuddien Sa’adul Khairi Waddien. This date is chosen as Brunei Darussalam’s Teachers’ Day to recognise and to remember Al-Marhum’s contribution in education, including the Islamic religious education.

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