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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This is what the world’s best teachers are doing now

February 26th 2018

Every year the world’s 50 best teachers are shortlisted for the $1 million Global Teacher Prize. Whether they win the prize or not, many of these teachers use their nomination as a platform to spread their messages of educational excellence. Here are just some of the opportunities that have been seized by Global Teacher Prize […]

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The top 10 traits of great teachers

February 20th 2018

Every teacher is unique. But at the same time, there are traits that tend to be common among all great teachers. Each year the Global Teacher Prize shortlists 50 of the world’s best teachers. While there can be only one winner of the $1 million prize, everyone shortlisted goes on to become a member of […]

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2018 Top 10 Teachers

February 14th 2018

What makes a great teacher? A mastery of their subject? A passion for learning? A drive to make the world a better place? All of these qualities can be found in abundance among the 10 teachers from around the world shortlisted for the 2018 Global Teacher Prize. The Prize awards $1 million each year to […]

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Meet the Global Teacher Prize Winner 2017

March 19th 2017

In one of the world’s most remote regions, surrounded by snow and ice, Maggie McDonnell is changing the lives of her students and transforming her community. The winner of the Global Teacher Prize Winner 2017 lives and works in Salluit, an Inuit village deep in the Canadian Arctic. The village is so remote that it’s […]

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