Varkey Foundation

Apollo are the global PR lead for the The Varkey Foundation.

The Varkey Foundation believes every child deserves a vibrant, stimulating learning environment that awakens and supports their full potential. They believe nothing is more important to achieving this than the passion and quality of teachers. They support global teaching capacity and seed excellence and innovation in the next generation of educators.

To date, the Varkey Foundation’s programmes have trained 46,000 teachers in 3,000 schools around the world, reaching more than 1.6 million children.

The Foundation have also produced world-leading education research, such as the 2013 Global Status index, the first comprehensive attempt to measure teacher status; pioneered an ambitious programme to train teachers in Ghana and Uganda; and founded the Global Teacher Prize to shine a spotlight on the incredible work teachers do all over the world.

The Foundation’s research and campaign activity around the world is driven by one simple belief: teachers matter.

Apollo are the Varkey Foundation’s global PR agency.

Apollo are tireless, highly creative and have been proved right on all of their judgement calls

Vikas Pota

Chairman of the Varkey Foundation

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