World Teachers' Day 2022 online event: Around the world in a day

Find out more about this year's World Teachers' Day online event taking place on 1 October 2022.

World Teachers' Day

UNESCO World Teachers’ Day is held annually on 5 October to celebrate all teachers around the globe. Since 2016, British Council TeachingEnglish has run an online event on or around 5 October, providing professional development opportunities with a variety of engaging, practical and thought-provoking talks, workshops and panel discussions by teachers and teacher educators around the globe.

You can watch recordings from our previous World Teachers' Day events on the TeachingEnglish website.

World Teachers' Day 2022

This year, our World Teachers’ Day Online Conference will be a truly global event, designed to reach every teacher in every part of the world. This event will take place on Saturday 1 October, starting in Vietnam at 03.00am UK time and ending in Mexico at 22.00pm UK time, offering 19 hours of online professional development.

As with previous years, British Council TeachingEnglish will be hosting a series of talks, workshops and panel discussions. This year our theme is ‘'Teachers at the centre of a changing world'. 

This unique online event will move around the globe with sessions happening in different time zones during the day. Starting in Vietnam and ending in Mexico, we aim to provide teachers around the world with opportunities to attend the event in their own time zone and share ideas with teachers in their region and around the world.

Register for the whole event and choose from more than 20 sessions to attend. 

Schedule (All times UK)

03.00am - 05.30am: Talks hosted by British Council in Vietnam. Click or tap to see the time in your location

05.30 - 8.00am: Talks hosted by British Council in India/Sri Lanka. Click or tap to see the time in your location

08.00am - 10.30am: Talks hosted by British Council in Egypt. Click or tap to see the time in your location

10.30am - 13.00pm: Talks hosted by British Council South Africa. Click or tap to see the time in your location

13.00pm - 18.00pm: Talks hosted by British Council United Kingdom. Click or tap to see the time in your location

18.00pm - 22.00pm: Talks hosted by British Council Mexico. Click or tap to see the time in your location


Registration and attendance are 100% free of charge. Click or tap the button below to register.

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Speakers and sessions

A list of all speakers and sessions will be announced in early September.



Submitted by Fatma Attaalla on Wed, 08/03/2022 - 16:57


It sounds as an amazing virtual hub looming ahead to take us around the world in journey with diversified educational experience to learn. I look forward to register for attending this event

Submitted by annele on Thu, 08/04/2022 - 11:35


Hi Fatma,

We look forward to seeing you there!  When the registration option is available it'll be published on the page above,


TeachingEnglish team

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