Andria Zafirakou

Global Teacher prize winner 2018; Transformational Coach

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Travels From: UK

Andria Zafirakou is available for virtual keynotes and webinars. Please complete the form or contact one of our agents to inquire about the fees for virtual engagements. Please note: the fee range listed above is for in-person engagements.

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    Andria Zafirakou

    Global Teacher prize winner 2018; Transformational Coach

    Speaker Fee Range: Please inquire for fees

    Travels From: UK

    Andria Zafirakou is available for virtual keynotes and webinars. Please complete the form or contact one of our agents to inquire about the fees for virtual engagements. Please note: the fee range listed above is for in-person engagements.

    Andria Zafirakou Speaker Biography

    Speaker Andria Zafirakou, a teacher at Alperton Community School in Brent., won $1 million when she was crowned the best teacher in the world.

    Andria was born in north-west London to Greek-Cypriot parents and state-educated in Brent and Camden.

    She is an art and textiles teacher in Brent on the outskirts of London, one of the world’s most ethnically diverse places. She is passionate about education and changing the lives of young people and underserved communities through creativity.

    She has worked her entire teaching career of 14 years at Alperton Community School and was promoted to Deputy Head of Art within a year of her arrival. She is now Associate Deputy Headteacher leading on staff professional development.

    Using the prize money awarded by the Global Teacher prize, Andria founded a charity called Artists in Residence (AiR) with an aim to improve arts education in schools.

    The speaker Andria Zafirakou has also been named in the top ten of The Evening Standard’s 1000 Londoners List. A list of the most influential people in London.

    Andria Zafirakou Keynote Topics

    On this motivational keynote speech, Andria Zafirakou will talk about her passion for being a teacher and the importance of it.

    What role can arts and cultural learning play in creating a truly rich education for all children? How can we get better at understanding those benefits and ensure that evidence of what works makes its way into wider practice?

    Andria Zafirakou Speaking Videos

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