On Saturday, October 5, the names of the winners of the annual national teacher prize Global Teacher Prize Ukraine 2019 became known at the National Opera of Ukraine. This year 2939 applications were sent, this is a new record and for comparison this is more than the number of applications filed over the past two years, in 2018 - 1915, and in 2017 there were 630 applications.
The winner of the “Nobel Prize” for teachers was Natalia Kidalova from Melitopol, a teacher of English, Ukrainian and literature. For which an important indicator of academic achievement is the students' faith in themselves. She received 250,000 hryvnias, a trip to Dubai at the Global Education and Skills Forum 2020 and one year of free training at the Osvitoriya training center.erion is to feel the teacher with her heart. The choice is made among those teachers who more than just teach children, they educate values, reach out to all children and help those students who are in hospitals or have special educational needs.
For the third year in a row, Natalia Moseychuk, the host of 1 + 1 TV channel and curator of the award, awards her personal choice “heart choice”, the main criterion is to feel the teacher with her heart. The choice is made among those teachers who more than just teach children, they educate values, reach out to all children and help those students who are in hospitals or have special educational needs.
“This year, more than ever, primary school teachers went to the award more precisely - more precisely, they were submitted, nominated! I hope that a few more decades will be in our hands! “Heart Choice” is a prize about teachers who work with special children: in hospitals, boarding schools, orphanages. She's about educational therapists. Which not only teach, but give kids hope. My award “choice by heart” is given to me more and more difficult every year, because we meet more and more such teachers, ”the presenter comments.
Voting lasted 10 days, 34773 visits to our site were recorded. 3781 voters voted and registered. A day before the final, there was a maximum surge in activity, which determined the final result.
The difference between the first and second place in the popular vote was only 46 votes. Natalia’s heart was “split in half”, so there were two winners in the nomination and the money fund was increased.
936 votes and first place - Tatyana Liniychuk, 30, a teacher of the Ukrainian language and foreign literature from Ivano-Frankivsk. I received 70,000 hryvnias and a trip to Dubai to the educational forum. This is folk love.
“I strive to fill with light as many children's hearts as possible, especially those that have special educational needs, because everyone has the right to education!” Said Tatyana Liniychuk.
Winners protect the right to education of children who fight for life and have special educational needs.
Last year, Oksana Kotsyuruba, a teacher at the Western Ukrainian Oncology Center in Lviv, won a nomination in this category, who received a certificate for 50,000 hryvnias and books from the Knigolav publishing house. And in 2017, Natalya Bitsina, a chemistry teacher from Zaporozhye, received a personal award. The prize was travel to Prague, Karlovy Vary and Dresden.
At the ceremony, they announced the name of the winner of the popular vote, which took place on the site tsn.ua, which was attended by more than 16,000 readers from all regions of Ukraine, they became an informatics teacher from Vinnitsa Oleg Slushny. The teacher introduces STEM education, including robotics, into teaching.
The leaders of the ceremony were Nelya Shovkoplyas, the host of Snіdanka s 1 + 1 and Timur Miroshnichenko. Marichka Padalko,
TSN host drew the attention of all those present in the hall to the media screen of the Gulliver shopping center, where the name of the winner of the Global Teacher Prize Ukraine 2019 appeared. Global Teacher Prize - “The Nobel Prize” for teachers, founded by the Arab billionaire Sunny Varka in 2014. This is one of the largest awards in the world for professional achievements. The award is given for outstanding contributions to the teaching profession and wager $ 1,000,00
Since 2017, the national award in Ukraine has been implemented by the public organization Osvitoriya. The goal of the Global Teacher PRIZ Ukraine award, the purpose of which is not only to popularize innovative approaches in education, but also to increase the prestige of the teacher.