January 24 is observed as International Day of Education .This year the theme is “Learning for people, planet, prosperity and peace”.
This year celebration will position education and the learning it enables as humanity’s greatest renewable resource and reaffirm the role of education as a fundamental right and a public good. It will celebrate the many ways of learning which can empower people, preserve the planet, and create prosperity and foster peace.On December 3, 2018, the United Nations General Assembly adopted a resolution proclaiming January 24 as International Day of Education, in celebration of the role of education for bringing global peace and sustainable development.
“Education in true sense a medium, a tool which can make sustainable change in the world. So it is vital to understand its value especially in contemporary times for transforming the society into a better one. So International day of education is a genuine concept through which we can empower people” said primary school teacher Pallavi Ghanwat.“Education is a key to success, with proper education one can become powerful and lead a good life. We need to share our knowledge with other children who cannot afford education” Anita Kale.