Beloved Teacher And Founder Of GEMS Education, Mariamma Varkey Passes Away

One of the oldest educators in the UAE and the mastermind behind the $1.01 billion-worth GEMS Education group, Mariamma Varkey passed away in Dubai aged 89. In 1959, Mrs Varkey moved from India’s southern state of Kerala to the United Arab Emirates before its formation and worked as a teacher, until she founded Our Own … Continue reading Beloved Teacher And Founder Of GEMS Education, Mariamma Varkey Passes Away

Indian Teacher Ranjitsinh Disale Bags The Prestigious Global Teacher Prize

It's not every day that you hear about a teacher winning a million-dollar award, but Ranjitsinh Disale did just that when the renowned Global Teacher Prize announced him as the winner of this year’s accolade. Hailing from the Solapur in Maharashtra, Ranjitsinh Disale is a primary school teacher who’s heralded the digital revolution for girls’ … Continue reading Indian Teacher Ranjitsinh Disale Bags The Prestigious Global Teacher Prize

Dubai School Teacher Gets A Drive-By Birthday Surprise By His Students

A Dubai-based Hartland International School teacher didn’t expect birthday celebrations this year in light of social distancing, until his students surprised him with a special drive-by surprise. Drive-by birthday Spending a birthday without family or friends around could be a disappointment regardless of how old you are. That wasn’t in the case of Daniel Slack, … Continue reading Dubai School Teacher Gets A Drive-By Birthday Surprise By His Students