The Prize is open to currently working teachers who teach children that are in compulsory schooling, or are between the ages of five and eighteen. Teachers who continue to teach, even on a part-time basis are also eligible, as are teachers of online courses. The Prize is open to teachers in every kind of school and, subject to local laws, in every country in the world.

First Step: Anyone can nominate a teacher who meets the criteria and is currently teaching children between the age of 5 and 18. Please tell the teacher you have nominated that they need to apply for this award.

Second Step: The nominated teacher then needs to fill out his/her own information in the application form. The closing date for applications is 10 October 2015.

The Global Teacher Prize Judging Academy will choose the winner in January 2016 and the public announcement will take place at the Global Education and Skills Forum in Dubai, March 2016.

Originally shared by Esther Wojcicki

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