Under the top 50, two Indians shortlists for the Global Teacher Prize 2021. The Indian teachers who are included are from Bhagalpur and Hyderabad. Moreover, they are selected from more than 8000 applications from 121 countries.
Today, Thursday, the shortlist was announced. It Includes two Indian teachers. The first one, Satyam Mishra, the Mathematics teacher from Bhagalpur, Bihar. The second one, Meghana Munusuri, social studies, Mathematics, and English teacher from Hyderabad.
In the shortlist, Satyam Mishra is depicted as a determined mathematician teacher. Further, he uses impressive multiplication tricks to make maths interesting. Consequently, he has changed the perspective of students towards Mathematics problems.
Meghana Munusuri has paved the way as an education futurist, philanthropist. Moreover, she is the founder and chairperson of Fountainhead Global School and Junior College. Besides, she is Hyderabad Champion for Google’s Women Entrepreneurs On the Web (WEOW). Additionally, she represents as the guiding women entrepreneurs in creating their online existence.
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GLOBAL TEACHER PRIZE ORGANIZED BY VARKEY FOUNDATION
The Varkey Foundation in partnership with UNESCO organized the US Dollar 1-million Global Teacher Prize. Further, it has received more than 8000 applications from 121 countries.
Moreover, Stefania Giannini, Assistant Director-General for education at UNESCO felt proud. He said, “We are a proud partner of the Global Teacher Prize 2021, which has made a big contribution to highlight teachers’ role in youth life. Also, extraordinary students and inspirational teachers deserve recognition for their devotion to education.”
GLOBAL STUDENT PRIZE 2021: INCLUDES FOUR INDIAN STUDENTS
This year, the Chegg.org organises Global Student Prize. The prize of USD 100,000 will be awarded to students who make a difference in society through their learning.
The Indian students include- Kaif Ali, an architecture student at Jamia Millia Islamia; Aayush Gupta, MBA, IIM Ahmedabad; Seema Kumari from Jharkhand; and Vipin Kumar Sharma, Central University from Haryana.
Moreover, they are selected from more than 3,500 applications from 94 countries. Further, Head of Chegg. Org, Lila Thomas said, ” In this pandemic, students like Kaif, Seema, Aayush, and Vipin have shown determination to keep learning and fighting for a better future.”