PICS: Charlize Theron celebrates education at Global Teacher’s Prize

Charlize Theron spotted on commercial flight to East London

Cape Town – Charlize Theron celebrated education as a special guest at this year’s Global Teacher’s Prize in Dubai.

Alongside photos of the event, the South African beauty praised the only South African top 10 finalist, Marjorie Brown as well as the winner, UK teacher Andria Zafirakou.

The Global Teacher’s price celebrates “teachers who have made a significant difference in their students’ lives – sometimes against all odds.”

The winner of the prize was announced at a prestigious event in Dubai on Sunday, 18 March. The winner is awarded $1m for their outstanding work.

Charlize captioned her post on Thursday: “Had an amazing experience at the Global Teacher Prize this past weekend - celebrating the power of education and honoring 10 incredible teachers from around the world. Congratulations to all the finalists, including fellow South African Marjorie Brown and the winner, Andria Zafirakou!”


Trevor Noah was also in attendance along with Priyanka Chopra, Lewis Hamilton, Jennifer Hudson and Nicholas Hoult to name a few.