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 [...]
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:
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