A teacher from Ghana is being considered for a global teacher prize. This will see him compete for one million dollars. Sitsofe Enyonam Anku is one of seven teachers who have been selected from five African countries to be part of the top 50, who have been shortlisted for the Varkey Foundation’s Global Teacher Prize 2018.
The rest of the six include two from Nigeria, two from South Africa, one from Uganda and another from Kenya.
The winner will receive one million dollars, which is the largest prize of its kind. These have been selected from over 30,000 nominations and applications from 173 countries around the world. A Forbes report to the Ghana News Agency said the Global Teacher Prize was set up by the Varkey Foundation to recognize one exceptional teacher who has made outstanding contribution to the teaching profession, as well as put a spotlight on the important role teachers play in society.