Gifted teacher Lado Apkhazava warmly welcomed back in Georgia
28 March, 2019
Gifted teacher Lado Apkhazava warmly welcomed back in Georgia
Lado Apkhazava is a Georgian teacher who is among 10 finalists of the Global Teacher Prize 2019. Several days ago, the entire country was supporting Apkhazava at the awarding ceremony in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates. 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.

Lado Apkhazava pointed out that he also
feels like a winner as he managed to get the Georgian teachers’ message across to the world. Meanwhile, he was honored to meet the best teachers, share the experience and make Georgians proud of him before the entire world.
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“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,” said Apkhazava.

Back in Georgia, the best teacher from Georgia was happily welcomed by proud Georgians, his colleagues, and ordinary citizens at Tbilisi International Airport. His return in Chibati was celebrated by students, school administration, teachers and the entire village.

“A huge congratulations to Vladimer Apkhazava who has landed a place as a Global Teacher Prize Top 50 Finalist.

His incredible work includes the set up of the “Democratic Revolution”, which aims to transform the running of the school into a series of processes similar to those of a real country.” – Global Teacher Prize official Facebook page writes about the successful Georgian teacher.
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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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Lado Apkhazava traveling to Dubai to attend The Global Teacher Prize on March 24

Vladimer Apkhazava: “I promised myself that I would get the Georgian teachers’ message across to the world”

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