Global Teacher Prize

Deadline: 10 October 2015

Win the 1 Million Greenback World Instructor Prize

Open to: at the moment working academics who train youngsters which can be in obligatory education, or are between the ages of 5 and eighteen
Prize: 1 million greenback shall be given to an distinctive trainer, achievements recognition and invitation for World and Academic Expertise Discussion board in Dubai


The Varkey Foundation (VF) has established the Prize in 2014 to boost the stature of the instructing occupation, in order that kids will dream of turning into the best instructor on the earth. They search to have fun the very best lecturers — those that encourage their college students and group round them. The Basis believes that vibrant training awakens and helps the complete potential of younger individuals.

The award — the equal of a ‘Nobel Prize’ — operates underneath the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President, Prime Minister, and Ruler of Dubai. The prize underlines the significance of the educating occupation and symbolises the truth that lecturers all through the world need to be acknowledged and celebrated. The winner can be chosen by the outstanding International Trainer Prize Academy made up of head-academics, instructional specialists, commentators, journalists, public officers, tech entrepreneurs, firm administrators and scientists from all over the world.

The winner can be introduced on the World Training and Expertise Discussion board in March 2016 in Dubai.


The competitors is open to presently working academics who train kids and are in obligatory education, or are between the ages of 5 and eighteen. Lecturers who proceed to show, even on a component-time foundation are additionally eligible, as are lecturers of on-line programs. The competitors is open to lecturers in each type of college and, topic to native legal guidelines, in any nation on the planet.

Additionally the instructor ought to fulfill the next eligibility standards:

  • Be at the least eighteen (18) years outdated at time of entry;
  • Train or present instructional help to college students between the ages of 5 and 18 in a college setting;
  • Not be prohibited from collaborating within the Contest or receiving the Prize underneath relevant legislation;
  • Not have a felony report;
  • Not have performed themselves (by act or omission) in such a means as to deliver the instructing occupation or VF, its associates, or their respective administrators, officers, staff, brokers, and subsidiaries (“VF Events”) into disrepute (as could also be decided on the sole discretion of VF);
  • Not be a earlier Prize winner;
  • Not be an worker or marketing consultant of the Varkey Basis Group of corporations, or an instantaneous member of the family of such worker or advisor.


The World Instructor Prize is an annual 1 million greenback award that will probably be given to an distinctive trainer who has made an excellent contribution to the occupation. High 50 excellent candidates shall be nationwide and worldwide acknowledged. 10 finalist will obtain invitation to attend the Global Education and Skills Forum 2016 in Dubai.

How you can apply?

With a purpose to apply fill within the online application form newest by 10 October 2015.




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