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Jelmer Evers: changing education from the ground up

Jelmer Evers: changing education from the ground up

Jelmer Evers, a Global Teacher Prize finalist in both 2015 and 2016, delivered an inspirational TEDx talk at the TEDxAmsterdamED event in April, titled ‘Changing education from the ground up’. Jelmer discussed some of the ideas from Flip the System, the book he co-edited with René Kneyber. You [...]

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Global Teacher Prize Winner Hanan Al Hroub Returns Home to Palestine

Global Teacher Prize Winner Hanan Al Hroub Returns Home to Palestine

"Education is a human right and it is the right of our children to live their childhood in peace."-Hanan Al Hroub, 2016 Global Teacher Prize Winner Global Teacher Prize Winner, Hanan Al Hroub, was received a hero's welcome yesterday when she returned home to Palestine. A welcome ceremony was [...]

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The World Celebrates 2016 Global Teacher Prize Winner Hanan Al Hroub

The World Celebrates 2016 Global Teacher Prize Winner Hanan Al Hroub

On the 13th of March 2016, Hanan Al Hroub, a primary school teacher in Palestine was announced by Pope Francis as the 2016 winner of the Global Teacher Prize. She went into primary education after her children were left deeply traumatised by a shooting incident they witnessed on their way home [...]

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