A primary school teacher from Paritewadi village in Maharashtra’s Solapur district, who received a USD 1 million award at the end of last year, joins the jury for a $ 50,000 prize for the global teacher award instituted by Wakeley. Foundation with Hoge Chegg.org – the non-profit arm of education technology company Chegg.
The Global Student Award has been created as a new platform to highlight the efforts of new students that are impacting learning and society at large.
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“Students have immense potential and a world at their feet, until the right education is provided to them and we tell them how valuable they are.”
“The Global Student Prize has been launched to highlight their stories and make their voices heard. I am proud to join the academy and support such an inspiring cause, ”he said.
Disley included actors Kachar and Kunis, as well as American women’s national football team player Julie Ertz and her husband, the Philadelphia Eagles, as members of the Global Student Awards Academy, as Zay Ertz.
They have been selected based on their history of mentoring students in their studies or careers, campaigning on behalf of student issues or specializing in education and young people.
“I admire Chiag’s passion for helping young people as they create a legacy of an uncertain world,” Kachar said.
“It is important that we recognize and support student role models at this time. I would urge students everywhere to apply before the May 16 deadline.
“This generation of students holds a perpetually uncertain future in their hands and therefore the importance of a good education has never been more important. Now more than ever, we must hear their voices,” said Kunis.
Members of the academy, which also includes education and leaders of non-governmental organizations around the world, will choose the eventual winner of the Chegg.org Global Student Prize, expected to be announced in Paris in November.
“During the epidemic, students from all over the world have shown great strength, focus and determination to keep learning and to struggle for their future. They deserve much praise and recognition for never giving up.
“Whatever the question, education is the answer. Now more than ever, we should shine a light on the inspiring students holding the future in our hands.
The award, which has an entry deadline on May 16, will be limited to the Top 50 shortlist and Top 10 finalists, with the winner being chosen from the top 10 finalists by the Global Student Prize Academy.
It is open to students worldwide who are at least 16 years old and enrolled in an educational institution or training and skills program. Part-time students, as well as students enrolled in online courses, are also eligible.
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