This is an annual national award for teachers who are agents of educational change. The award is designed to celebrate the achievements of teachers not only in relation to their students, but also in relation to society in general, and emphasize the importance of teachers in Ukraine. The national award was established in 2017 by Osvitoria after signing a memorandum with the Varkey GEMS Foundation.
GLOBAL TEACHER PRIZE
This is the world's annual award for teachers who have made outstanding contributions to the profession. The award was established by the Varkey GEMS Foundation to emphasize the importance of educators and the fact that their efforts around the world are worthy of being recognized at the highest level.
Why does this award exist?
To draw public attention to the importance of education and the role of teachers in it
To heighten the prestige of teaching in Ukraine
To inspire the use of modern educational techniques
To include Ukrainian teachers in the global educational community