Presidential Proclamation No. 242 declares September 5 to October 5 of every year as National Teachers’ Month, as well as Republic Act No. 10743 entitled An Act Declaring the Fifth Day of October of Every Year as National Teachers’ Day and its Implementing Rules and Regulations, and the designation of the World Teachers’ Day every 5th of October by the United Nations Education and Cultural Organizations (UNESCO).
The Department of Education (DepEd), in coordination with the National Teachers Day Coordinating Council (NTDCC) and the National Teachers’ Month Coordinating Council (NTMCC), will celebrate the National Teachers’ Month (NTM) from September 5 to October 5, 2018, with October 5, 2018 being observed as the National Teachers’ Day (NTD) and World Teachers Day (WTD). This year’s theme is “Gurong Piipino: Turo Mo, Kinabukasan Ko”.
Source: DepEd Memorandum No. 130, s 2018