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3 Pakistani teachers have made the top 50 shortlisted nominees for the 2nd annual international Teacher Prize 2016.
Referred to as the Nobel Prize for teaching, the International Teacher Prize is an annual one million dollar prize that would be provided to the brilliant teacher who has made an exceptional contribution to the profession of teaching.
The entrances for the prize have been sculpted down to a final 50 from approximately 8K nominees as well as the application from almost 148 states. Altogether, the long list contains the applicants form 29 nations. The 3 teachers among the international top 50 involve Humaira Bachal, Aqeela Asifi and also Neelofar Ali.
As per the little bio posted on the Global Teacher Prize official website, Humaira Bachal is an advocate for girl’s education in Pakistan and also the first female in her family to be educated. She started teaching friends after school in the slums of Karachi when she was twelve years old.
Aqeela Asifi has established a school in the Kot Chandana migrant community of Pakistan, start in a borrowed tent. There she serves as the counselor to both refugee as well as the local Pakistani children to allow as well as to facilitate interaction and cross-cultural exchanges paying to tolerance, social cohesion and the peaceful co-existence between the Afghan refugees.
Neelofar inaugurate the first Montessori school in Gilgit Baltistan and therefore introduced its Early Childhood Development model as well as the inspiring teaching style to the zone. From this list of 50 qualified teachers, a prize committee will proclaim the the final 10 teachers in February 2016 along with the winner being announced in March at the International Education and Skills Forum in Dubai.