Teacher of maths and physics from Kenya Peter Tabaci recognized as the best. He won the victory in the annual international competition Global Teacher Prize 2019
The award ceremony was held on Saturday, March 23, in the UAE, says the publication Asia One.
Peter Tabiki received the award in the amount of $ 1 million. He walked more than ten thousand competitors out of 179 countries.
A man from Kenya teaching in a secondary school in the village Plan (Great rift valley). His students have repeatedly won international academic competitions, what attracted the judges ‘ attention. He even created a scientific club, which qualified for the INTEL International Science and Engineering Fair 2019 United States of America.
Most of the students at Taichi lives in unsecured or broken families, others are orphans. In his school only has one computer, and one teacher has 58 pupils. The teacher admits that his school does not have enough funding, he gives 80 percent of his monthly salary on textbooks and uniforms for students.
“This victory doesn’t belong to me, it demonstrates the achievements of young minds. I’m only here because of the success of my students. The win gives them a chance. It means that they have no borders,” said the winner of the international competition.
In 2017, only 16 of the 59 high school graduates continued their education to obtain higher education in 2018 has already 26.
The prize Global Teacher Prize, established in 2014, the billionaire Sunny varkey. A reward of 1 million dollars gets the best teacher on the planet, the author of the most innovative, effective and innovative teaching methods. Winners are chosen by a special Committee of outstanding teachers, educational experts, government officials, journalists, developers, scientists and entrepreneurs.
We will remind that Ukrainians won an international competition in one shot: just incredible.
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