2019 Pearson English Global Teacher Award

Winners announced!

Share your story for a chance to win a trip to IATEFL (UK) or TESOL (US).

Each year the Teacher Award competition aims to celebrate the very best of ELT.

We want to find 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, Asia & Oceania.

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First prize

A winner from each region will win an all-expenses paid trip to the IATEFL or TESOL conference in 2019 to learn, share and talk with other ELT teachers.

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See our 2019 winners!

Find out who won and why the judges chose them.

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Meet the judges

Find out who they are and what they're looking for.

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Hear from last year's winners

When I got the contest result I cried, I shouted. I can't explain how I felt.


- Leila Jauch, 2018 Pearson English Teacher Award winner for South America

It was one of the most memorable moments of my life.


- Angel Gaytan, 2018 Pearson English Teacher Award winner for North & Central America

I had tears in my eyes - an unforgettable moment for me.


- Ghazal Parsa, 2018 Pearson English Teacher Award winner for Africa & the Middle East