Singer Cum Actor Ali Zafar Joins the Global Teacher prize Judging Academy
Renowned actor, musician, artist and humanitarian Ali Zafar have joined the Varkey Foundation Global Teacher Prize, the academy, which judges the ten shortlisted teachers in line for the US$1 million awards, it was announced today.
Its third year, is a US$1 million awards that was established to recognize one exceptional teacher who has made an outstanding contribution to the profession as well as a spotlight on the important role of teacher play in the society.
An accomplished actor, musician and fine artist Ali Zafar, the first actor from Pakistan to have taken his work global and indeed beyond borders with a rich diversity of films, South Asian actors in Pakistan and India has pioneered new avenues for taking Pakistan’s talent globally. A passionate humanitarian with a seasoned history of supporting those in need.
According to the Ali Zafar “I was taught by some great teachers, including my parents both of whom career Educationalists, and their inspiration helped me achieve what I have in my career. We must always remember that there is always a great teacher, behind the scenes, guiding and pointing the way forward.