The Varkey Foundation Global Teacher Prize

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The Global Teacher Prize is open to currently working teachers who teach children that are in compulsory schooling, or are between the ages of five and eighteen. Teachers who teach children age 4+ in an Early Years government-recognized curriculum are also eligible, as are teachers who teach on a part-time basis, and teachers of online courses.

Teachers must spend at least 10 hours per week teaching children face-to-face, and plan to remain in the teaching profession for the next 5 years. The Prize is open to teachers in every kind of school and, subject to local laws, in every country in the world.

Award: A US $1 million award presented annually to an exceptional teacher who has made an outstanding contribution to their profession.

The Institution of Award: The Varkey Foundation

Nationality eligible: All


Winner Announcement: The winner will be announced at the Global Education and Skills Forum in Dubai in March 2019. The

The winner will be chosen by the prominent Global Teacher Prize Academy made up of head-teachers, educational experts, commentators, journalists, public officials, tech entrepreneurs, company directors and scientists from around the world. The winner is announced in March 2019 during the Global Education and Skills Forum which is held in Dubai.


How to apply: All applications to be done online. Fill the online form provided.

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Deadline: The closing date for applications is 9 September 2018.


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