Meet our Top 50 Finalists for the Global Teacher Prize 2019!

We’ve searched the four corners of the world to find 50 of the most inspiring teachers shortlisted for the US $1 million Global Teacher Prize.

From teaching in remote mountain villages and inner-city schools to teaching in some of the poorest and most violent regions in the world; our top 50 finalists are changing the lives of students around the world and we cannot wait for you to meet them!

Our top 50 finalists include teachers developing peace-building skills and advocates for inclusivity to teachers changing curriculum's in their countries and integrating migrants into classrooms – they are all champions for change and are inspiring students and communities around them.

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Andria Zafirakou

The 2018 Global Teacher Prize winner.

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