DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — A maths and physics teacher from a secondary school in a remote village in Kenya's Rift Valley has won the $1 million Global Teacher Prize for 2019, organizers have said. Kenya school celebrates after teacher wins world's best title "Every day in Africa we turn a new page and a new chapter... All this combined, it said in a statement, "has led his poorly-resource school in remote rural Kenya to emerge victorious after taking on the country's best schools in national science competitions". "Drug abuse, teenage pregnancies, dropping out early from school, young marriages and suicide are common." To get to school, some students have to walk seven kilometres (four miles) along roads that become impassable during the rainy season.
Source: Philippine Star March 26, 2019 07:29 UTC