Meet the winner of the Global Teacher Prize 2018

March 18th 2018

Imagine a school where children and their parents face the horrors of gang violence right outside the gates. Imagine a school where 35  languages are spoken. Imagine a school where students share their homes with five other families. What would you do in such a school? How about working with the police to prevent gangs […]

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Just two days to go until the world’s best teacher is revealed

March 16th 2018

The final countdown has begun. From 30,000 to 50. From 50 to a shortlist of ten. And now there are just two days to go until the world’s best teacher is announced. The Global Teacher Prize Winner 2018 will be announced on Sunday, 18 March, at a prestigious red carpet ceremony in Dubai. Now in […]

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Top teaching techniques from around the world

March 7th 2018

When it comes to discussing the most effective ways of teaching, everyone seems to have a strongly held opinion – and rightly so. Education, or the lack of it, can be the defining experience of our lives. The way we are taught can also affect the opportunities that come our way later in life. So, […]

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The classroom of the future, according to the world’s best teachers

March 2nd 2018

In many parts of the world, today’s classrooms are almost unrecognisable compared to those of a decade ago. Technology is changing the way students learn and teachers teach. From interactive white boards replacing chalk boards to tablets replacing desktop computers, schools are becoming increasingly digital. Looking ahead to 2030, greater internet connectivity and smarter technologies […]

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Teachers' roles beyond the classroom

February 26th 2018

Great teachers know that a child’s education does not stop when they leave the classroom. We see every year that the nominees for the Global Teacher Prize are those who have gone that extra mile by working outside the classroom to help students, families, their own communities – and even others in far-flung nations. Maggie […]

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