UK’s Global Teacher Prize winner wants Indians to apply

By: PTI | London |
Published: June 13, 2018 8:53:53 pm

The winner will be chosen from among 10 finalists by the Global Teacher Prize Academy, made up of prominent individuals across different fields. (Andria Zafirakou- Right)

The winner of this year’s Global Teacher Prize on Wednesday called on Indian teachers to apply for the 2019 award as nominations for the USD 1 million prize opened this month. 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.

“Since winning the Global Teacher Prize 2018 I have tried to shine a spotlight on the importance of raising teacher respect. I encourage everyone in India, from politicians to parents to support and back teachers in every way they can,” said Zafirakou, an Art and…

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