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Pakistan’s Ahmed Saya becomes ‘World’s Most Dedicated Teacher’

KARACHI: A Pakistani teacher, Ahmed Saya, has bagged the Cambridge University’s World Most Dedicated Teacher Awards 2019.

Some six teachers including Saya were shortlisted from across the globe by a panel of renowned educationists for the prestigious award. However, Pakistan’s Ahmed Saya bagged the prestigious award.

Cambridge University Press selected the winner from the six shortlisted teachers through an online poll. Students were asked to vote for the ‘World’s Most Dedicated Teacher’.

The Cambridge University Press announced through it twitter handle:  “We are pleased to announce the winner of the 2019 Dedicated Teacher Award goes to… Ahmed Saya from Cordoba School for A Level in Pakistan. Well done to Ahmed and all our finalists! #MyDedicatedTeacher”

Saya will be undertaking a trip to Cambridge, UK and will also handle Continuing Professional Development at the institution.

He teaches accounts at the Cordoba School for A Level and was nominated alongside reputed teachers hailing from different countries around the world.

These include Sri Lanka’s Anthony Chelliah, Australia’s Candice Green, Malaysia’s Sharon Kong Foong, Philippines’ Jimrey Dapin and India’s Abhinandan Bhattachary.