Global teaching award
Lesson Date : 2019-04-15


  • Global teaching award
  • There was a prize ceremony in Dubai.
  • It was for the world's best teacher.
  • There is a big meeting in Dubai each year.
  • It is about education.
  • Sunny Varkey lives in Dubai.
  • His family moved there in 1959.
  • They came from India.
  • Mr. Varkey's father opened a school.
  • Mr Varkey took over nearly 40 years ago.
  • He opened other schools.
  • Many are in other countries.
  • Now, Mr. Varkey is wealthy.
  • He likes to help others.
  • Mr. Varkey set up a charity.
  • It is called the Varkey Foundation.
  • The Varkey Foundation pays for the teacher prize.
  • The winner receives $1 million.
  • There were ten finalists.
  • They came from many countries.
  • Judges chose the winner.
  • Peter Tabichi won.
  • He is from Kenya.
  • Mr. Tabichi teaches mathematics at a poor village school.