Rahim Essabhai receives Prime Minister’s Awards for Teaching Excellence

Source: Government of Canada – Science & Innovation

Subjects and grades taught: Grade 12, Business

“Legacy is not what you leave for people but what you leave in people”, were the words on the wall in a refugee camp library along the Kenyan/Somalian border where Rahim Essabhai trained teachers in 2011. It is now the mantra that guides this business teacher who leads his students to design business projects that are not just for profit, but to give back to a community or provide assistance internationally.

Teaching approach

Rahim Essabhai ensures that students gain skills and abilities that enable them to create business projects that will benefit society. He believes that the best way to teach business is to bring real businesses into the classroom, and regularly brings in community organizations and corporations.

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