Founder and CEO of Teach For Bulgaria, Evgenia Peeva-Kirova, presented NEWTT at a panel during the first European Education Summit in Brussels on Jan 25, 2018, in Brussels. The Summit was hosted by Tibor Navracsics, EU Commissioner for Education, Culture, Youth and Sport, and was attended by EU education ministers, education practitioners, stakeholders and business leaders. Tibor Navracsics opened with the following statement: “After years of crisis, education is back where it belongs: on top of the European agenda.”
The Bulgarian Minister of Education and Science, Krasimir Valchev, also gave an opening address stating that the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the European Union would send a strong message to the future generation that their education was an important priority for the European community.
Evgenia Peeva-Kirova shared that the NEWTT interim evaluation was the first proof we had that bringing successful, motivated individuals to the classrooms that need them the most, benefits the students, the school teams and the system as a whole.