Our vision is a quality education for every child – through boosting the capacity and status of teachers around the world.
We believe in a quality education for every child. That’s why, together with our partners, we work to build the capacity and status of teachers to ensure that the quality of teaching is enhanced, and outcomes will improve.
See below to find out how you can get involved
How do I register for Global Education Skills Forum?
Each year, more than 2,000 delegates attend the Global Education & Skills Forum which brings together world leaders from the public, private and social sectors seeking solutions to achieve education, equity and employment for all. Click here for more information.
How do I nominate or apply for the Global Teacher Prize?
The Global Teacher Prize is a US $1 million award presented annually to an exceptional teacher who has made an outstanding contribution to their profession. For details on how to apply or nominate a teacher please click here.
How do I apply for a grant?
The Varkey Foundation Challenge Fund supports carefully chosen ideas in their early stages to help build the capacity of teachers and to strengthen the status of the teaching profession. Please visit the Grants page for further details.
How do I find out how to set up a National Teacher Prize?
The success of the Global Teacher Prize has inspired over 30 countries around the world to set up their own National Teacher Prizes to find and honour their best teachers. For more information please click here.