Marking teachers day in South Korea, President Moon Jae-in thanked all the teachers in the country saying that we are facing an era that we have never experienced due to COVID-19.
Via social media, he said we now know how precious it is to learn and teach at school through the pandemic.
"From online classes to making schools safer, students were able to meet with their friends at school thanks to the devotion of teachers. I thank all teachers for giving hope to children."
Pointing out that education is a means of preparing for the future,.. Moon said that teachers are the hope for the country as they strive to reduce education inequality and devote themselves to students to allow them to dream.
Moon added that the government would also make efforts to support teachers and foster a better education environment.