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Global Teacher Prize winner Ranjitsinh joins as jury of prize

The Global Student Prize has been created as a new platform to highlight the efforts of extraordinary students.

The Global Teacher Prize 2020 winner, Ranjitsinh Disale, has joined the new Global Student Prize Academy alongside the likes of Hollywood actors Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis. Disale, a primary school teacher from the village of Paritewadi in Solapur district of Maharashtra, who bagged the $1-million prize at the end of last year, will join the judging panel of the $50,000 sister award to the Global Teacher Prize launched by the Varkey Foundation with Chegg.org the non-profit arm of education technology company Chegg.

The Global Student Prize has been created as a new platform to highlight the efforts of extraordinary students making an impact on learning and society at large.

Members of the Academy, which also includes education and NGO leaders from around the world, will pick the final winner of the Chegg.org Global Student Prize, expected to be announced in Paris in November.

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