Vicki and her student reporters will be covering the Global Education and Skills Forum in Dubai this week. You can see the live stream on the GESF website and follow the #gesf hashtag on Twitter. You'll be seeing her students write their opinion on the future of education right here on this blog.
The $1 Million Dollar Global Teacher Prize to be announced Sunday
Ten finalists have been named in the Global Teacher Prize contest, having been voted as the best by teachers around the world. This contest awards $1 million to an exceptional teacher who has made an outstanding contribution to the profession. The Global Teacher Prize highlights incredible stories of teacher inspiration from around the world. Teachers in K-12 or ages 5 to 18 were eligible for this prize. More information is available at http://www.globalteacherprize.org/
These are the finalists – please peruse their videos:
- Aziz – http://youtu.be/AJuv2zO_1YM
- Guy – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xRseiDy_8_A>
- Jacque – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GoA0ko8unaU
- Kiran – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HkOlfkXXtXk
- Madenjit – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qGpLZvc0wi4
- Nancie – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=usy3ixT0QpA
- Naomi – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lhw89YdJWJ0
- Phalla – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sy15ugTf8eM
- Richard – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SuTyX4NKBRA
- Stephen – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aEn_Rp2Tcp4[tweetthis]Check out the amazing work that the Top 10 Finalists for the Global Teacher Prize are doing: http://bit.ly/1Dzu5cI #GESF [/tweetthis]
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