Alastair Burnet Award: winners announced!

The Economist Educational Foundation is delighted to announce the winner of the Alastair Burnet Award for Topical Talk Festival 2024.

Watch the video to see the moment the students found out.

Mary N. Raptou School in Greece was chosen for this award for showing outstanding commitment to the Festival.

They have consistently made the most of all the Festival has to offer – by participating in live lessons, contributing thoughtful and original comments on the Student Hub, sharing photos and videos and entering into discussions with other students.

The school will receive a trophy and a £1,000 grant to further students’ news-based education.


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