Coveted $1M prize for world’s best teacher goes to NS woman working with Inuit in remote Quebec village

Coveted $1M prize for world's best teacher goes to NS woman working with Inuit in remote Quebec village Shaikh Mohammad with Maggie MacDonnell, winner of this year’s Global Teacher Prize. Image Credit: Clint Egbert/Gulf News. Maggie MacDonnell with other finalists. The 50 shortlisted teachers for the award were all present during the Image Credit: Clint …

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Teacher from Canadian Inuit school wins $1m global prize

A teacher from the Canadian Arctic has been named as the winner of the annual Global Teacher Prize. Maggie MacDonnell, who teaches at a remote village school, spoke at the award ceremony about the problem of youth suicides in the Inuit community.

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‘World’s best teacher’ wins $1 million prize

A Canadian who works in a remote school among the Inuit community in the Arctic has been named as the world’s best teacher. Maggie MacDonnell won the annual $1-million Global Teacher Prize for excellence at an award ceremony in Dubai, beating …

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Sheikh Mohammed honours Maggie MacDonnell

Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, honoured on Sunday Maggie MacDonnell, the winner of Global Teacher Prize. The prize is organised annually by Varkey Foundation in Dubai.

Emirates 24|7

The global prize-winning teacher who is a ray of light in the Arctic darkness

In an Inuit town beset with troubles, one outsider has managed to win the hearts of a Canadian community. And now Maggie MacDonnell has been announced as winner of the Global Teacher Prize 2017. In an Inuit town beset with troubles, one outsider has …

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Canadian teacher Maggie MacDonnell wins $1m prize for work in remote Arctic communities

A Canadian teacher who spent six years working with children in a remote Arctic Inuit community has won a $1m (£810,000) prize at a ceremony in Dubai. Maggie MacDonnell, who grew up in rural Nova Scotia, worked in sub-Saharan Africa before moving to …

International Business Times UK

Coveted $1M prize for world’s best teacher goes to NS woman working with Inuit in remote Quebec village

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Maggie MacDonnell had taught in Botswana, Tanzania and Congo, but had never seen anything like what she experienced in Salluit, Que., when she began teaching there six years ago. “The memory that continues to haunt …

National Post

J’can misses out on US$1m global teacher prize

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Jamaican teacher Tracy-Ann Hall today missed out on winning the Varkey Foundation Global Teacher Prize 2017. Maggie MacDonnell, a teacher at the Canadian Arctic, won the US$1 million prize, which was announced by an …

Jamaica Observer

Canadian who teaches at remote Inuit school wins $1M prize

Canadian Maggie MacDonnell was awarded a $1 million international teaching prize on Sunday in Dubai. Photo by Varkey Foundation Global Teacher Prize. March 19 (UPI) — Maggie MacDonnell teaches at a remote Inuit community school in Canada.

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Canadian teacher Maggie MacDonnell wins Global Teacher Prize

Canadian teacher Maggie MacDonnell (left) receives the Global Teacher Prize from UAE Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai Sheikh Mohammed Rashid al-Maktoum, during a ceremony in Dubai on Sunday. MacDonnell was among 10 finalists chosen from …

New Straits Times Online

Mohammed bin Rashid presents Teacher Prize to Canadian teacher Maggie MacDonnell

Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum presented the Global Teacher Prize to Maggie MacDonnell on the final day of the Varkey Foundation Global Education and Skills …

Dubai Media Office (press release)