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London teacher in global award top 10

Andria Zafirakou
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Andria Zafirakou is an art and textiles teacher at Alperton Community School in north London

A teacher from north London, named as a top-10 finalist in a global teaching award, has warned of the poor living conditions of her pupils.

Andria Zafirakou says some pupils at her Brent secondary school have to do their homework in the bathroom, because their housing is so overcrowded.

The nominations were announced by technology billionaire Bill Gates.

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