In pictures: Canadian teacher wins $1m Global Prize

Mohammed bin Rashid presents award to Maggie MacDonnell at special ceremony
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Canadian teacher Maggie MacDonnell (L) receives the Global Teacher Prize from Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum (C), vice-president and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, during a ceremony in Dubai. (KARIM SAHIB/AFP/Getty Images)
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Canadian teacher Maggie MacDonnell (L) receives the Global Teacher Prize from Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum, vice-president and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, during a ceremony in Dubai. (KARIM SAHIB/AFP/Getty Images)
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Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli performs during the Global Teacher Prize ceremony in Dubai. (KARIM SAHIB/AFP/Getty Images)
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MacDonnell works and lives in one of the world’s most remote regions, in Salluit, an Inuit village deep in the Canadian Arctic, surrounded by snow and ice. (KARIM SAHIB/AFP/Getty Images)
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Canadian teacher Maggie MacDonnell reacts after winning the Global Teacher Prize during a ceremony in Dubai. (KARIM SAHIB/AFP/Getty Images)
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Organised annually by Varkey Foundation in Dubai, the award acknowledges the work and dedication of teachers from around the world. (KARIM SAHIB/AFP/Getty Images)
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Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli (L) performs during the Global Teacher Prize ceremony in Dubai. (KARIM SAHIB/AFP/Getty Images)