What the world’s best teacher did next

After winning the Global Teacher award in 2018, Andria Zafirakou used her $1m prize money to establish a charity to improve arts education. Her extraordinary commitment to inspiring some of Britain’s most disadvantaged children is now recounted in a movin

Tim Adams Portrait by Matt Writtle
Education


Three years ago, a miraculous thing happened to Andria Zafirakou, a 42-year-old art teacher at the Alperton community school in the north London borough of Brent. Out of all the 100,000,000 teachers in the world, she was named No 1, Global Teacher of...

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