In India the discrimination between gender has always been observed in many regions, earlier it was everywhere but as time passes, some people became modern and they adapted to a different mentality. Although, still there are many villages or areas where we can see inequality among girls and boys. Girls have been kept away from many things, especially in education.
They are not authorized to study still in many places because according to their mentality girls are meant to do the household works. Among the mentality of inequality, there’s always angel support who fight for equality. One such example has come today on the internet. A primary school educator from India was on Thursday titled the victor of the $1-million annual Global Teacher Prize 2020 in recognition of his efforts to promote girls’ education and accelerate a quick-response (QR) coded book revolution in India.
Ranjitsinh Disale, 32, from Paritewadi town in Maharashtra’s Solapur district, became the winner from 10 finalists from across the earth for the annual prize established by the Varkey Foundation in 2014 acknowledges an extraordinary teacher who has given rise to an excellent contribution to the career. Disale, who thinks that teachers are the world’s “real change-makers”, declared openly that he will be disseminating 50 percent of his prize money with his colleague finalists to assist their “incredible work”.
“The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed education and the communities it serves in a multitude of ways. But in this hard time, teachers are giving their best to make sure every student has access to their birthright of a good education,” said Disale.
His hefty gesture implies the other nine finalists will earn just over $55,000 each as he gave rise to history as the first champion to share his prize money.
“By sharing the prize money, you teach the world the importance of giving,” said Indian education philanthropist Sunny Varkey, the creator of the prize.
“I now encourage you to use this platform to give all teachers a voice. There is not a moment to lose as it will fall on young people to find solutions to problems that their parents and grandparents have lacked the will to solve, including climate change, conflict, and global pandemics,” he said.
In another first, the Global Teacher Prize 2020 champion’s declaration was made at a virtual procession broadcast from the Natural History Museum in London by British actor-broadcaster Stephen Fry.
“Teachers like Ranjitsinh will stop climate change and build more peaceful and just societies. Teachers like Ranjitsinh will eliminate inequalities and drive forward economic growth. Teachers like Ranjitsinh will save our future,” said Stefania Giannini, Assistant Director-General for Education at UNESCO (the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation), a member of the enterprise.
Disale was appointed in the final 10 from over 12,000 selections and applications from over 140 countries, alongside Olasunkanmi Opeifa from Nigeria, Jamie Frost from the UK, Carlo Mazzone from Italy, Mokhudu Cynthia Machaba from South Africa, Leah Juelke from the US, Yun Jeong-hyun from South Korea, Samuel Isaiah from Malaysia, Ha Anh Phuong from Vietnam and Doani Emanuela Bertan from Brazil.
We surely need more teachers like him to see the development in a better way and balance the equilibrium.