Lado Apkhazava congratulates Peter Tabichi on his victory
25 March, 2019
Lado Apkhazava congratulates Peter Tabichi on his victory
The winner of the Global Teacher Prize 2019 was announced at an awarding ceremony in Dubai. The ceremony was held at the Global Education and Skills Forum in Dubai on Sunday 24 March 2019. Kenyan science teacher Peter Tabichi was crowned the winner. The results were revealed by the famous Australian actor Hugh Jackman. The finalist from Georgia Lado Apkhazava thanked his supporters and congratulated the winner on Facebook.
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Lado Apkhazava with other finalists of the Global Teacher Prize 2019 in
Dubai, Photo courtesy: www.globalteacherprize.org


“He is truly a distinguished teacher and personality, his experience and messages are the most valuable things for today’s world.” 

Lado Apkhazava pointed out that he also feels like a winner as he managed to get the Georgian teachers’ message across to the world.
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Hugh Jackman and the 10 finalists of the Global Teacher Prize 2019, Photo courtesy: www.globalteacherprize.org


“From now on, my life will change to some extent and I will do everything to popularize the teaching profession in Georgia and globally. I have already set myself a goal to bring more international knowledge and experience to Georgia for better education.”

Vladimer Apkhazava, a civic teacher from Georgia


Vladimer Apkhazava is a civic teacher of a public school in the village of Chibati in Lanchkhuti Municipality (Guria, the western part of Georgia). He has been teaching at the school since 2010. In 2012, he established a “family House” in the village giving a home to 8 children (who have experienced domestic violence). The region is poor and the parents of many students have had to move to foreign countries for work. Moreover, many students had to leave school and move to Turkey in search of jobs.
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Vladimer Apkhazava representing the project for developing tolerance and multiculturism, Photo courtesy: www.hodaara.ge

One of his most interesting projects intended to spread tolerance and multiculturalism as the village unites different ethnic groups. What’s more, Vladimer pays particular attention to children’s rights and tries to work with various social services against children’s absence from school due to economic pressure.

The Georgian teacher won the Georgian National Teacher Prize 2017. This year he has been among 10 international teachers fighting to become the winner of the Global Teacher Prize 2019.

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