About Mareike Hachemer

Mareike Hachemer is a high school teacher for German, English and Drama and at the International Department of the Ministry of Education in Hesse, Germany. It is her mission to empower teachers and encourage them to connect learning to activities that help achieve the Global Goals. She is a UNESCO delegate for the role of teachers in Peace and Sustainable Development, a member of TeachSDGs and the Pestalozzi Programme, the Council of Europe’s programme for the professional development of teachers and education actors.As a top 50 finalist in the Global Teacher Prize 2015 and Teacher Prize Jury Member 2017, she supports an education that fosters intercultural competences and active citizenship. Mareike is a Fellow for the Lowell Milken Center for Unsung Heroes in Kansas. Her ideas are published in articles and public speeches such as "Teaching - The Most Important Profession in the World", given at TEDxHeidelberg.