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Pakistani woman makes it to top 10 finalists of 2017 Global Teacher Prize

Salima Begum, born in a remote village of Gilgit-Baltistan, has been named among the top ten finalists for 2017 Global Teacher Prize. The Global Teacher Prize is a one million dollar award for an exceptional teacher who has made an outstanding contribution to the profession. Though her own education has been marred by lack of resources, she strongly believes in students ‘constructing’ meaning for themselves through the information they receive, and holds that classroom activities should correspond closely to real-life…