Top teacher wins $1m and gives half away (BBC News):
Mr Disale, who teaches in the Zilla Parishad Primary School, in the drought-prone village of Paritewadi, in the western Indian state of Maharashtra, was named the world’s most exceptional teacher, ahead of 12,000 other nominations … He also provides online science lessons for pupils in 83 countries and runs an international project building connections between young people in conflict zones.
“The Covid pandemic has dealt a severe blow to education systems around the world… but it is the contribution of teachers during these difficult times that is making the difference,” said Stefania Giannini, assistant director general of Unesco, a partner in the competition.
Here you can learn more about Ranjitsinh’s bio and work, and here you can learn more about the Finalists for the 2020 Global Teacher Prize, all of whom deserve recognition and praise. Our very own CEO & Editor-In-Chief Álvaro Fernández Ibáñez was one of the Judges with the challenging task of reviewing 10 fantastic candidates and selecting the winner.