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As a digital media platform, T4 Education is excited to tell the stories of schools that are transforming lives and communities, to share their innovative solutions in the international media, and to give teachers a voice on the world stage.

For all press enquiries about T4 Education, the World’s Best School Prizes, the Africa Education Medal, our Insights and our events, please contact:

Salman Shaheen,

Director of Communications, T4 Education

salman@t4.education

T4 Education in the media

BBC

World's Best School Prizes: Four UK schools shortlisted for awards

Tes Magazine

Four UK schools shortlisted for $250k ‘best schools’ prize

Daily Mail

Four UK schools on global prizes shortlist

The Independent

Dame Emma Thompson congratulates Scottish school in running for global award

Gulf News

Two UAE schools shortlisted for new $250,000 World’s Best School Prizes

The Times of India

Howrah school among global top-10 that braved tremendous odds to succeed

CBC News

Alberta school taking environmentalism to the next level

Diario Clarín

A public school in the City is one of the 10 finalists in an award that chooses the best in the world

Nation

Two Kenyan schools make it to top global prize list

Philippine Daily Inquirer

Study reveals downsides of remote learning

EdSurge

Is a College Degree the Worst Investment You Can Make — or the Best?

Punch

NGO calls education stakeholders for T4 award

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BBC

World's Best School Prizes: Four UK schools shortlisted for awards

Read the BBC's full article here

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Tes Magazine

Four UK schools shortlisted for $250k ‘best schools’ prize

Read Tes' full article here

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Daily Mail

Four UK schools on global prizes shortlist

Read the Daily Mail's full article here

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The Independent

Dame Emma Thompson congratulates Scottish school in running for global award

Read The Independents' full article here

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Gulf News

Two UAE schools shortlisted for new $250,000 World’s Best School Prizes

Read Gulf News' full article here

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The Times of India

Howrah school among global top-10 that braved tremendous odds to succeed

Read TOI's full article here

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CBC News

Alberta school taking environmentalism to the next level

Read CBC News' full article here

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Diario Clarín

A public school in the City is one of the 10 finalists in an award that chooses the best in the world

Read Diario Clarín's full article here

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Nation

Two Kenyan schools make it to top global prize list

Read Nation's full article here

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Philippine Daily Inquirer

Study reveals downsides of remote learning

Read Philippine Daily Inquirer's full article here

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EdSurge

Is a College Degree the Worst Investment You Can Make — or the Best?

Read EdSurge's full article here

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Punch

NGO calls education stakeholders for T4 award

Read Punch's full article here

Latest News

Tech limitations and assessments failed to identify COVID learning losses in LMICs, new report reveals

June 2022

Tech limitations and education assessment methods failed to accurately gauge student progress and identify learning losses created by COVID and piled pressure on teachers at a critical time, a new report by T4 Education in collaboration with EdTech Hub finds. The findings in six low- and middle-income countries were highlighted by outlets such as the Financial Express and CNN News 18 in India, the Philippine Daily Inquirer and Manila Times in the Philippines, Vanguard and the Guardian in Nigeria, and by Global EdTech.

Read the report

Top 10 shortlists for the World's Best School Prizes announced

June 2022

This month, we announced the Top 10 shortlists for our five World's Best School Prizes. We celebrated the stories of these 50 inspirational schools across 29 countries, giving them a global platform so others can learn from them. The schools were hailed all over the world in the international press from the BBCIndependentTES and Daily Mail in the UK, to the Times of India, The Star in Malaysia, Manila Bulletin in the Philippines, CBC News in Canada, ABC in Australia, InMenlo in California, Clarin in Argentina, El Tiempo in Colombia, Porvir in Brazil, The Times in South Africa, The Nation in Kenya, Punch in Nigeria, and Gulf News and The National in the UAE.

Meet the top 10

T4 Education, HP, and Intel urge changemakers to step forward for the inaugural Africa Education Medal

May 2022

This month, T4 Education launched the new Africa Education Medal in collaboration with HP and Intel. The new award will be given to an outstanding individual who has demonstrated impact, leadership, and advocacy in the field of education.

We founded the new medal to recognise the tireless work of those who are transforming education across the continent – to celebrate the stories of those who have lit the spark of change so others will be inspired to take up the torch.

The Africa Education Medal has been featured on Citizen TV in Kenya and in The Star, Capital FM and Business Daily, as well as Punch, the Guardian, Independent, Vanguard and Business Day in Nigeria and Channel Africa in South Africa.

World Bank, T4 Education and over 11,000 teachers call on governments and tech companies to back EdTech equality following Teacher Tech Summit 2022

May 2022

The World Bank, T4 Education and over 11,000 teachers this month called on governments, the international community and tech companies to work together to ensure every school in the world has reliable internet access and enough devices to bring educational technology (EdTech) into every classroom to close global learning gaps.

The communiqué, issued after the Teacher Tech Summit 2022, also called for EdTech to be designed in collaboration with teachers and harnessed to reduce educational inequalities. It has been signed by leading organisations including Scholastic, Cambridge Partnership for Education, the Lemann Foundation, Save the Children, Owl Ventures, and over 11,000 teachers from around the world including award-winning UK teacher Andria Zafirakou.

The communique made headlines around the world including the Indian Express, the Philippines Daily Inquirer in print, Education Technology, Global EdTech and ReliefWeb.

The World’s Best School Prizes Top 10 to be announced in June

May 2022

We have been overwhelmed by the response from schools across the globe to The World’s Best School Prizes after they featured in publications around the world from TES in the UK to Gulf News and the Khaleej Times in the UAE, The Tribune in India, Clarín in Argentina, O Globo, Porvir and UOL in Brazil, and Our Today in Jamaica.
The new $250,000 Prizes will celebrate schools everywhere for the pivotal role they play in developing the next generation of learners and for their enormous contribution to society’s progress, especially in the wake of COVID.

We are excited to announce we will reveal the Top 10 shortlist for each of the five World’s Best School Prizes in June.

All 50 shortlisted schools across the five Prizes will share their best practices through toolkits that showcase their “secret sauce” to innovative approaches and step-by-step instructions on how others can replicate their methods to help improve education everywhere.