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These are the 10 best teachers in the world

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February 22nd 2017

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 significant difference in […]

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Values led education - Education that humanises

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August 1st 2016

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 without education of the heart is no education […]

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Jelmer Evers: changing education from the ground up

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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 Teacher Prize Winner Hanan Al Hroub Returns Home to Palestine

Global Teacher Prize Winner Hanan Al Hroub

March 17th 2016

“Education is a human right and it is the right of our children to live their childhood in peace.”–Hanan Al Hroub, 2016 Global Teacher Prize Winner Global Teacher Prize Winner, Hanan Al Hroub, was received a hero’s welcome yesterday when she returned home to Palestine. A welcome ceremony was held for Hanan in the West […]

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The World Celebrates 2016 Global Teacher Prize Winner Hanan Al Hroub

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March 16th 2016

On the 13th of March 2016, Hanan Al Hroub, a primary school teacher in Palestine was announced by Pope Francis as the 2016 winner of the Global Teacher Prize. She went into primary education after her children were left deeply traumatised by a shooting incident they witnessed on their way home from school. Hanan embraces […]

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Jubilation in Palestine!

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March 13th 2016

Celebrations were held in Ramallah Square, Palestine tonight for The 2016 Global Teacher Prize Winner, Hanan Al Hroub! Congratulations! Here are some highlights from the celebrations!

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The Global Teacher Prize Red Carpet & Gala

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March 13th 2016

As soon as the Global Teacher Prize Ceremony was over it was time to head to the Global Teacher Prize Gala where our Winner, Hanan Al Hroub, Top 10 Finalists and many celebrities walked the red carpet. Here are some highlights tweeted in from our fans as we celebrate The Global Teacher Prize Winner, Hanan […]

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Pope Francis Announces 2016 Global Teacher Prize Winner

Pope Francis Announces the Global Teacher Prize Winner

March 13th 2016

Pope Francis announced the 2016 Winner of the Global Teacher Prize in a ceremony held in Dubai on the 13th of March, 2016. Congratulations to the winner Hanan Al Hroub. Learn more about her incredible story here. Watch the video of the announcement below.

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The Global Teacher Prize Ceremony Highlights

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March 13th 2016

“Education unites us all.”–2016 Global Teacher Prize Winner, Hanan Al Hroub The Global Teacher Prize Ceremony was held on the 13th of March, 2016 at the Atlantis Palm Hotel in Dubai. The event was attended by many prestigious guests but the most exciting moment of the night was Pope Francis announcing the 2016 Winner of […]

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Global Teacher Prize Top 10 Finalists' Masterclasses

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March 12th 2016

The Global Education and Skills Forum began today. The Global Teacher Prize Top 10 Teachers held masterclasses and here is a look at what happened in each of the Top 10 Finalist’s masterclasses. A lesson from a Palestinian primary school Top 10 Finalist, Hanan Al Hroub, delivered her masterclass to a full classroom. She came […]

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