The success of the Varkey Foundation’s US $1M Global Teacher Prize, now celebrating its third year of success, has inspired National Teacher Prizes in over 20 nations. Colombia was the first country to start its own prize, with the backing and support of the Varkey Foundation. And since the [...]
It is incredibly important to us at the Varkey Foundation to make sure that the judging process for the Global Teacher Prize is fair and transparent. We chose PWC to audit, evaluate and test our process for the 2015 and 2016 Prize and are working with them again for the 2017 Prize.
“PwC is honoured to be associated with the search for the best teacher in the world. From our annual CEO survey, human capital development continues to rank as one of the highest priorities of global CEO’s, and our school teachers play a vital role in the early stages of a future employee’s development potential. An award of this nature will achieve international recognition for the significant dedication and contribution made by thousands of teachers world-wide.” — Dennis Nally, Chairman of PwC International Ltd.
Read more about the Global Teacher Prize’s methodology here.
Watch Vikas Pota, CEO, Varkey Foundation and Sam Tomlinson, Partner at PwC, talk about the Prize in this video:
PwC focuses on audit and assurance, tax and consulting services. In the US, PwC concentrates on 16 key industries and provides targeted services that include human resources, deals, forensics, and consulting services. PwC helps resolve complex issues and identify opportunities.
From the Blog
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 [...]
We’ve all had teachers who have inspired us, who have made a difference to our lives. Teachers have the power to make or break lives. A great lesson can inspire a passion for a subject that lasts a lifetime, while lacklustre teaching can kill any desire for learning. Teachers who make a [...]