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Global Teacher Prize


From selling newspapers to reviving lake: Tale of two Indian teachers shortlisted for Global Teacher Prize 2021

September 18, 2021 10:09 am

If Satyam Mishra wins, he would distribute 80 per cent of his prize money among the other 49 finalists and start a literacy project with Bihar’s Musahar community. On the other hand, Meghana Musunuri would work towards establishing a happiness clinic.

Two Indian teachers shortlisted for Global Teacher Prize 2021

September 10, 2021 1:11 pm

Organised by the Varkey Foundation in partnership with UNESCO, the prize attracted over 8,000 nominations and applications from 121 countries.

Global Teacher Prize winner Ranjitsinh Disale joins new student prize panel

May 10, 2021 2:26 pm

Disale joins actors Kutcher and Kunis as well as US women’s national soccer team player Julie Ertz and her husband, Philadelphia Eagles tight end Zach Ertz, as members of the Global Student Prize Academy.

Global teacher prize winner Rainjitsinh Disale to guide Maharashtra teachers in workshops

February 12, 2021 12:57 pm

"Through these workshops, teachers in the state will gain new confidence and work with more vigour. This initiative will also help change the way communities look at government schools," a statement quoted Rural Development Minister Hasan Mushrif

Ranjitsinh Disale, world's most exceptional teacher, shares half of $1 mn prize money with other teachers

December 05, 2020 4:23 pm

This is not the first international recognition for Ranjitsinh Disale. He has earlier been recognised by Microsoft as the Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert, and also won the National Innovation Foundation’s Innovator of the Year Award in 2018.

Indian teacher Swaroop Rawal among top 10 finalists for Global Teacher Prize 2019

February 21, 2019 3:56 pm

Rawal, who teaches at Lavad Primary School in Gujarat, was shortlisted from around 10,000 nominations and applications across 179 countries for the annual prize, to be announced at the Global Education and Skills Forum (GESF) in Dubai next month

UK's Global Teacher Prize winner wants Indians to apply

June 13, 2018 8:53 pm

London-based Andria Zafirakou, who won the 2018 award founded by the Varkey Foundation, also urged parents and pupils in India to put forward their most inspirational teacher for the prize.

Palestine's Hanan Al Hroub wins USD one million Global Teacher Prize

March 14, 2016 8:16 pm

Hanan Al Hroub beat India's Robin Chaurasiya and eight other finalists, to bag the Varkey Foundation's prize at the star-studded ceremony in Dubai on Sunday night.

Four Indian teachers shortlisted for $1 mn prize

December 09, 2015 3:56 pm

The teachers, two from Mumbai, one each from Delhi and Bengaluru, were selected from nearly 8,000 nominations from 148 countries for the Varkey GEMS Foundation Global Teacher Prize