Cambridge University Press (CUP) has announced six regional winners in the 2021 Dedicated Teacher Awards, an international competition honoring outstanding educators.
This year, there were a record-breaking 13,000 nominations from 112 countries–more than double the amount of nominations last year.
This year’s winners are:
Peggy Pesik – Sekolah Buin Batu International School (Indonesia)
Nonhlanhla Masina – African School for Excellence, (South Africa)
Raminder Kaur Mac – Choithram School (India)
Anna Murray – British Council France (France)
Annamma Lucy – Our Own English High School Sharjah-Boys’ Branch (UAE)
Melissa Crosby – Frankfurt High School (USA)
Criteria used to select winners include:
- Demonstrated innovative practices
- Provided fantastic pastoral care
- Prepared students for their futures beyond school
Winners of the 2021 Dedicated Teachers Award received an array of prizes including class sets of books and digital resources.
Nominations are now open for the overall Dedicated Teacher Award. Submissions are due by May 7, 2021. To cast your vote, visit dedicatedteacher.cambridge.org/vote/.