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 [...]
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, 2016 and 2017 Prize and are working with them again for the 2018 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:
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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 [...]
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