Varkey Foundation Global Teacher Prize 2023
The Varkey Foundation Global Teacher Prize 2023 offers a US $1 million award to an exceptional teacher who has made an outstanding contribution to their profession. Hurry now and submit your application for the Global Teacher Prize 2023 for a chance to win the prize money.
The purpose of the Global Teacher Prize is to emphasize the significance of teachers and the universal recognition and celebration that their efforts deserve. Its aim is to recognize the influence of outstanding teachers, not just on their students, but also on the communities in which they serve.
Populus, a top research and strategy consultancy, was commissioned by the Varkey Foundation in 2013 to conduct a thorough investigation into the teaching profession, including teachers’ salaries, students’ attitudes towards educators, and the assessment of education systems in 21 countries.
The Varkey Foundation is a non-profit organization that aims to improve the quality of education for underprivileged children around the world. It was established in 2010 by Sunny Varkey, a philanthropist and education entrepreneur from Dubai. The foundation’s mission is to ensure that every child has access to quality education by supporting innovative and effective education initiatives, advocating for policies that improve education, and empowering teachers through training and development programs.
Some of the Varkey Foundation’s key initiatives include the Global Teacher Prize, which recognizes and celebrates outstanding teachers around the world, and the Varkey Foundation Challenge Fund, which supports innovative education projects in developing countries.
The foundation also operates a number of schools and educational programs, including the Varkey Foundation Academy in Ghana and the Teacher Training and Support Program in Uganda.
In general, the Varkey Foundation is committed to improving the lives of children and promoting a brighter future through education.
Eligibility for the Varkey Foundation Global Teacher Prize 2023:
- The Prize is open to currently working teachers who teach children that are in compulsory schooling or are between the ages of five and eighteen years of age.
- Teachers who teach children age 4 years and above 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.
Application Deadline: May 7, 2023.
For more information about this opportunity, Visit the Official Website.