Australian Tamil Yasodai Selvakumaran named one of the top 10 educators in the world

Tamil Sri Lankan-born Australian Yasodai Selvakumaran has been named a finalist for the $1 million Global Teacher Prize.

Australian actor Hugh Jackman did the honours, announcing the list of 10 from a field of 10,000 applicants spanning 179 countries.

The actor known for his role as Wolverine in X-Men said teachers are “the real superheroes…the ones that change the world.”

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