South African Breakfast News Talks Teacher Status with Top 50 Finalists!

13 Jan 2016 | TaylorCampbell

South Africa's SABC News interviewed our two South African 2016 Top 50 Finalists, Warren Sparrow and Colleen Henning, and the Varkey Foundation and Global Teacher Prize's Chief Executive, Vikas Pota! Vikas discusses the importance of finding and awarding outstanding teachers from around the world and highlights some of this year's finalists. Recognizing the diverse and inspiring set of Top 50 Finalists as a whole is important: "the entire group benefits because they become a phenomenal group of change makers in the world." South African Top 50 Finalists Warren and Colleen shared the methods they employ in their schools and explained why they are successful at teaching subjects that are traditionally difficult, such as science, technology and maths. Hear more about how they are innovating the way these courses are taught and why their students are so excited to learn and share their work with other classrooms. Learn more about these finalists and our other 2016 Top 50 Finalists from their Global Teacher Prize profiles.