For the past six years, Maggie MacDonnell has worked as a teacher in a remote village in the Canadian Arctic. Her efforts have now been rewarded with the Global Teacher Prize 2017 and the $1 million prize money attached.
The UN says countries aren't doing enough to integrate a growing number of refugee children into their national education systems. A new report has revealed that Germany alone requires tens of thousands of new teachers.
Pupil performance correlates with how society regards and pays its teachers, claims a 35-nation study done for a Dubai-based education entrepreneur. China is ranked top and Brazil the lowest, with Germany in midfield.
Canadian colleges are reaping the rewards of isolationism abroad and seeing booming numbers of foreign applicants. US and UK politics have caused many prospective students to turn to Canada, Kristina Jovanovski reports.
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