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Romanian teacher chosen as one of the best 50 teachers in the world


Mathematics teacher, Manuela Prajea, who teaches at Colegiul National Traian in Drobeta Turnu Severin, has been chosen as one of the best 50 teachers in the world.

Manuela Prajea has 25 years experience and says that if she wins the prize, she will donate the whole sum of one million dollar to her school. Manuela hopes the money would help the college to acquire modern equipment and scholarships for students and teachers.

The Global teachers prize is a one million dollar award that is given to a teacher who has made an exceptional contribution to the profession.The award is given by the Varkey foundation which launched the Global teacher prize in 2014 with the purpose of raising the stature of the teaching profession. The award seeks to celebrate teachers that inspire communities and students.

The award — the ‘Nobel Prize’ of teaching — operates under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President, Prime Minister, and Ruler of Dubai.