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Congratulations to our Top 50 Finalists

Congratulations to our Top 50 Finalists

The 50 shortlisted teachers from across the world in the running for the Varkey Foundation Global Teacher Prize 2017 are announced today at www.globalteacherprize.org Now in its third year, the US $1 million award is the largest prize of its kind, and was set up to recognize one exceptional [...]

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Values led education - Education that humanises

Values led education - Education that humanises

Wilier rogues?  Cleverer crooks? Or well-rounded citizens urgently trying to skill themselves up to contribute to making the world a better place? As educators, we have to ensure we are the catalysts for the development of fully human human beings. Aristotle was clear: ‘Education of the mind [...]

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Jelmer Evers: changing education from the ground up

Jelmer Evers: changing education from the ground up

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 [...]

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