CANACONA:: Benny Varghese, a math teacher from Canacona, has been honoured with America’s Fulbright Distinguished Award for International Teachers.
This is an international award given by the United States of America to 50 teachers from different parts of the world who have introduced innovations in teaching.
Benny Varghese is currently working as a research and publication officer at the Navodaya Leadership Institute, Canacona, Goa.
In 2017, he was a recipient of the National ICT Award. Benny will have the opportunity to go to the United States from August to December 2023 to familiarise himself with US educational methods and technologies. This award recognises his project, “Toy-Based Pedagogy for Enjoyable Math Learning.” He has developed many digital games for math. His family consists of his wife, Sheena Peruvelil, and two children, Ashly and Alvia.