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The enterprising FE tutor in the running for a $1m award

Business teacher Adnan Mahmood is ‘overwhelmed and shocked’ to be shortlisted for the Global Teacher Prize

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Adnan Mahmood has been a teacher for only five years, but he has already made quite an impact.

In 2015, he was awarded the title of VQ Teacher of the Year by the Edge Foundation. But this was only the start: the business and enterprise tutor at Barking and Dagenham College in East London last week discovered that he was in the running for the $1 million (£800,000) Global Teacher Prize.

The accolade, awarded by the not-for-profit Varkey Foundation, aims to recognise “one exceptional teacher who has made an outstanding contribution to the profession and shine a spotlight on the important role ...

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