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London teacher among global top 10 for $1m award

By: Keerthi Mohan

A north London teacher has made it to the list of 10 finalists who are in the running for a multi-million dollar teaching price. Andria Zafirakou, a teacher at Alperton Community School in Brent, is a strong contender for the Varkey Foundation Global Teacher Prize, an annual award that recognises outstanding contribution made by a teacher. Brent is one of the most ethnically diverse places in the country, and Zafirakou’s efforts to ensure all her students feel included has been lauded both by the teaching fraternity as well as parents. But it has not been an easy task. Students at…

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