The Assembly

A Global Teacher Prize Concert where famous pop artists thanked teachers for their unsung work.

  • The Varkey Foundation launched ‘The Assembly: a Global Teacher Prize Concert’ to thank teachers for their unsung work and spread the message of teacher respect to the next generation

    On the 23rd March 2019, eve of the Global Teacher Prize ceremony, the Varkey Foundation held ‘The Assembly: A Global Teacher Prize Concert’ as a joyful ‘thank you’ to teachers all around the world for the unsung work they do every day.

    Thousands of teachers, fans and celebrities joined Little Mix, who are headlined the event, alongside Rita Ora and Liam Payne, to pay tribute to one of the world’s most important professions.

    The musicians were also joined on stage by movie star Hugh Jackman and the Top 10 Finalists of the Varkey Foundation Global Teacher Prize, where the spotlight will turn to the teachers, whose inspirational stories were shared with a live audience.