A Pakistani teacher won Cambridge University’s Dedicated Teacher Awards 2019.
Ahmed Saya, a resident of Karachi, was among six finalists shortlisted for the Cambridge University Press award, the university website said on Thursday.
We are pleased to announce the winner of the 2019 Dedicated Teacher Award goes to… Ahmed Saya from Cordoba School for A Level in Pakistan. Well done to Ahmed and all our finalists! #MyDedicatedTeacher https://t.co/WjTjwod9i5 pic.twitter.com/cCesB9TPnk
— Cambridge Education (@CUPeducation) January 31, 2019
“It was a tough decision for the judges but they have now decided on the six finalists for the Dedicated Teacher Awards 2019,” Cambridge Education tweeted.
The winner was chosen through a voting process. Saya has won a trip to Cambridge, UK, as well as CPD opportunities for their school.
Students from across the world were invited from October to December 2018 to send in their nominations for who they consider the most dedicated teacher, the website report added.
Abhinandan Bhattacharya from India, Anthony Chelliah from Sri Lanka, Australia’s Candice from Australia, Jimrey Dapin from Philippines and Malaysia’s Sharon Kong Foong were among the finalists.