Jelmer Evers: changing education from the ground up

Jelmer Evers

May 16th 2016

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 can watch Jelmer’s talk below and learn […]

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Global Education & Skills Forum Day 2 Highlights

March 13th 2016

“Education is the only way to move forward. We can never build any nation without proper education.”–His Excellency Elias Bou Saab, Minster of Education, Lebanon Day two of the Global Education & Skills Forum has begun! Just like yesterday, we will keep you up to date on everything happening via this blog and our social […]

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Global Education & Skills Forum Day 1 Highlights

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March 12th 2016

“Teachers build a bridge from the future to the present – we must treasure them.”–Sunny Varkey, Founder of the Varkey Foundation The Global Education & Skills Forum begins this morning at 8:45am with an opening address from Vikas Pota, CEO of the Varkey Foundation. Our Top 10 Finalists have a busy two days ahead of […]

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Inside the Classrooms of The Global Teacher Prize Top 10 Finalists

Global Teacher Prize Top Ten Finalists

February 17th 2016

We were thrilled to announce the Global Teacher Prize Top 10 Finalists this morning. They are all incredibly inspiring and unique teachers. Each one of them is teaching a different subject, in a different country, to a different group of students, but there is one common thread that runs through them all. They are extraordinary […]

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