The Philippines Post has issued new stamps to celebrate National Teachers’ Month from September 5 to October 5, 2021.
Postmaster General Norman Fulgencio said the special teachers’ stamp features the slogan “iTeach for a Better Future” My teacher, my frontline hero, “depicting two students described as using online classroom activities ensuring that the Learning continues despite the challenges brought on by the pandemic.
Since 2011, the National Teachers Month movement has gathered momentum starting with Presidential Proclamation No. 242 which officially declared the period from September 5 to October 5 of each year as National Teachers’ Month.
With the theme “Gurong Pilipino: Katuwang sa Hamon, Kasama sa Pagbangon”, the teachers’ stamp recognizes the invaluable dedication of our teachers to their profession in ensuring the safety of students during this health crisis.
In partnership with the Department of Education (DepEd), the Metrobank Foundation, Inc. and other organizations, the Postal Service is supporting the initiative to give due recognition to teachers as humble, spirit-shaping heroes. of the nation.
“Students are also encouraged to recognize their teachers and other role models by thanking them through the art of writing letters using the Teacher’s Month stamps,” Fulgencio said.
The campaign fosters a culture of appreciation for the nation’s front-line education heroes and heroines in classrooms by inspiring the public to recognize the service and contribution of Filipino teachers to national development.
The official First Day stamps and envelopes for “National Teachers’ Month 2021” are now available at the “Stamp Shop” at Manila Central Post Office in Liwasang Bonifacio. The layout of the stamps was done by graphic artist Eunice Beatrix Uy Dabu.
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