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Global teacher prize winner Peter Tabichi gets new appointment - 6 days ago, 08:30

James Wanzala

Peter Tabichi, the Kenyan science teacher who won the US$1 million(100million) Varkey Foundation Global Teacher Prize 2019 has been appointed as the first “Champion for Children in Conflicts and Crisis” for Education Cannot Wait, the global fund for education in crisis.

Tabichi will champion the cause of the 75 million children whose education is disrupted by conflicts and natural disasters.

Travelling to the world’s most crisis-affected children and with planned engagements at the 2019 United Nations General Assembly and other high-level events, it is hoped his inspiring story and powerful voice will help raise the urgency on the world stage to invest in the future of children in crisis.

 He will join actors Will Smith and Rachel Brosnahan who are advocates for Education Cannot Wait’s cause.

Former UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown, the UN Special Envoy for Global Education and Chair of Education Cannot Wait’s High-Level Steering Group, has ...
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