Jack Ma hon­ours 100 ru­ral teach­ers in China

The Star Malaysia - - Star Asean Plus -

SANYA: The Jack Ma Ru­ral Teacher Award cer­e­mony was held in Sanya, South China’s Hainan prov­ince.

Among those at the event yes­ter­day, themed “Back to the Class­room”, were Alibaba Group Chair­man Ma, Na­tional Ex­cel­lent Teacher Zhu Aichao, pres­i­dent of the Palace Mu­seum Shan Jix­i­ang, Olympic cham­pion Hui Ruoqi, 100 ru­ral teach­ers and 20 ru­ral head­mas­ters. At the award cer­e­mony, plans for the ru­ral board­ing school model rooms that Ma ad­vo­cates will be re­leased.

Ma will con­tinue to dis­cuss the ru­ral board­ing school plan with 100 en­trepreneurs.

Ma has awarded this prize to ru­ral teach­ers ev­ery year in Sanya since 2015.

— China Daily/Asia News Net­work

Good job: Ma be­ing sur­rounded by the award-win­ning ru­ral head­mas­ters in Sanya.

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