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Moment teacher finds out he wins Global Teacher Prize

A teacher from a village school in India has been named as the world's most exceptional teacher ahead of over 12,000 other nominees.

Ranjitsinh Disale won the Global Teacher Prize and was praised for improving the education of disadvantaged girls.

He has shared the $1m (£750,000) prize money with the nine runners-up in the top 10 of the competition, giving away half.