Global teaching award
Lesson Date : 2019-04-15


  • Global teaching award
  • An important annual prize has been awarded.
  • The winner was announced at a ceremony in Dubai.
  • Peter Tabichi won the prize.
  • He was judged to be the world's best teacher.
  • Mr. Tabichi is from Kenya.
  • Each year, there is a large education meeting in Dubai.
  • The prize is awarded during the meeting.
  • Sunny Varkey lives and works in Dubai.
  • His family comes from India.
  • They moved to Dubai in 1959.
  • Mr. Varkey's father and mother opened an English school.
  • Mr. Varkey began to open other schools in other countries about 40 years ago.
  • Now, he is a very wealthy man.
  • He uses some of his money to help others.
  • Mr. Varkey set up a charity called the Varkey Foundation.
  • It pays for the teaching prize.
  • The winner is given $1 million.
  • Ten finalists were selected.
  • They came from many countries.
  • Judges selected the winner.
  • Mr. Tabichi teaches mathematics and physics at a poor Kenyan village school.
  • His school has one computer.