2020 Pearson English Global Teacher Award

The competition is now closed!

Winners will be announced 30 January on Facebook Live. 

The Pearson English Global Teacher Award competition celebrates the great work that English language teachers do around the globe.

Each of the five teachers will win an all-expenses paid trip to attend either IATEFL or TESOL 2020.

We want to recognize the teachers who are constantly improving the lives of their students and demonstrating their passion for teaching.

Winners are chosen from five different regions: Africa & the Middle East, South America, North & Central America, Europe & Central Asia, and Asia & Oceania.


10 January, 2020: Entries close 23:59 GMT. 
This is the last date for you to submit your entry for the award.

20-24 January, 2020: Judges' selection
A panel of judges, including authors and industry insiders, decide on a winner from each region.

30 January, 2020: Winners announced
Don't miss our announcement of the winners!

March and April 2020: IATEFL & TESOL
Our five winners will fly to IATEFL or TESOL to be immersed in the world of ELT teaching.

Hear from our winners

I can’t express my thoughts - it’s something overwhelming.

- Tetiana Kulynok, 2019 Pearson English Teacher Award winner for Europe & Central Asia

My heart is full to see what I've been doing in my class globally acknowledged.

- Arata Nishio, 2019 Pearson English Teacher Award winner for Asia & Oceania

When I won this award, I screamed so loud. It was amazing.

- Matilda El Hage, 2019 Pearson English Teacher Award winner for Africa & the Middle East