Computer science teacher becomes best teacher in Ukraine

Source : 112 Ukraine

He will be rewarded with $8,9 thousand and a trip to Dubai on Global Education and Skills Forum 2019
12:39, 8 October 2018


Oleksandr Zhuk, computer science teacher from Zaporizhia, becomes the best teacher of Ukraine according to Global Teacher Prize Ukraine.

“This year, the winner gets a year of free education from Osvitoria HGO, $8,9 thousand and a trip to Dubai on Global Education and Skills Forum 2019,” the message says.

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“I am always happy with my occupation. When I see my classmates or groupmates, they ask: “Are you a teacher, really? Why do you need that?” And I reply proudly: “I am the teacher,” Zhuk told.

Traditionally, teacher’s day in Ukraine is celebrated on the first Sunday of October. In 2018, education workers notes their holiday 7 Oct.

Earlier, Kyiv Mayor Vitaliy Klitschko rewarded best teachers of the capital.

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Reportedly, Mariana Batiuk, a Lviv school teacher, was fired after she congratulated Adolf Hitler with his birthday. The school’s principal personally gave the order for dismissal and a record of employment to Batiuk. As it was reported earlier, Mariana Batiuk, the history teacher and deputy director in Lviv school #100, published birthday congratulations to Adolf Hitler on Facebook. Later she deleted the post and said that her account was hacked.

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She also said that she considered Hitler a criminal.

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