Belize: The Prime Minister of Belize – Johnny Briceno, wishes teachers on the eve of – Happy teachers day with a heartfelt message via social media.
PM Briceno stated, “Being the son and husband of two extremely dedicated and caring teachers, it is with enormous love and respect that I wish all teachers a Happy Teachers Day!.”
“Our teachers often go above and beyond their job descriptions to guide and build our precious youth, the future of our world. May God Bless you all for your tireless service to our children!”
Besides this, the Tourism minister of Belize – Anthony Mahler, also wished the teachers on Happy Teachers Day. He stated, “Teachers play a vital role in the lives of their students by bringing out the best in them.”
“They inspire them to strive for greatness, adopt good values, self-esteem and high morale. By imparting knowledge to assist students deal with modern-day challenges they continue to mould young Belizean minds into productive and responsible citizens of Belize.”
President of the Belize National Teacher’s Union – BNTU, Elena Smith, has also extended teacher’s day wishes to the all Belizean teachers. She stated, “Happy Teacher’s Day to all my wonderful colleagues who mould minds daily. Thank you for all your sacrifice, your dedication, your hard work and for fighting for the betterment of our nation.”
World Teacher’s Day is basically celebrated in the month of October. Still, on 14 May, Belize is taking time out as a country to appreciate the men and women that help mould this nation through the observance of National Teacher’s Day.
In a recent interview, Patrick Faber, – the Minister of Education
, explained that the event forms a part of the more significant observation of education Month. All over the country, schools were closed today, as teachers were administered to some well deserved rest in the beautiful village of Hopkins through the – Belize National Teachers Union.”