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Makati suspends classes on Oct. 4 for World Teachers’ Day

By: - Reporter / @CMarquezINQ
/ 06:07 PM October 01, 2019

MANILA, Philippines — The Makati City government said it will suspend classes on October 4 (Friday) to mark World Teachers Day.

In an executive order, Makati Mayor Abigail “Abby” Binay said classes in all public elementary to tertiary schools in the city are suspended.

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With the order, all concerned agencies and departments of local government of Makati City are “enjoined to actively participate and support activities and programs for the celebration.”

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According to the order, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization designated October 5 as World Teachers’ Day which is being celebrated since 1994.

Under Presidential Proclamation No. 41 s. 2010, the first Friday of September to October 5 was declared as National Teachers Month. /muf

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