The Edupreneur Podcast

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If you were interviewed for 30 minutes, what would you have to say about education?

I was recently interviewed on The Edupreneur Podcast show.

If you want to be a great teacher, you need to spend your time observing other colleagues. You learn best from visiting other classrooms and visiting other schools. If you have the luxury to do so and the time, then it’s the best CPD you can have …”

The Interview:

I was interviewed by @MrPeteFreeman and Zack Baker; the podcast is 31 minutes long …

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What is The Edupreneur Podcast?

The Edupreneur is a podcast for you, the teacher, student or entrepreneur who innovates, redefines and improves education. Co-host Pete Freeman is a nonprofit founder and Notre Dame undergraduate student. Co-host Zack Baker is an award-winning programmer with a passion for technology and business.

Pete Freeman attends the University of Notre Dame on a full-ride Lilly Scholarship; you can also watch Freeman in a TED talk.

Zack Baker is 17 years old and a senior at Noblesville High School in Central Indiana. He has a passion for startups and programming.

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Find out more about The Edupreneur?

Thank you Pete and Zack for interviewing me and for taking the time to record and post this podcast.


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In 2010, Ross Morrison McGill founded @TeacherToolkit from a simple Twitter account in which he rapidly became the 'most followed teacher on social media in the UK'. In 2015, he was nominated for '500 Most Influential People in Britain' in The Sunday Times as one of the most influential in the field of education - he remains the only classroom teacher to feature to this day ... Sharing online as @TeacherToolkit, he rebuilt this website (c2008) into what you are now reading, as one of the 'most influential blogs on education in the UK', winning the number one spot at the UK Blog Awards (2018). Today, he is currently a PGCE tutor and is researching 'social media and its influence on education policy' for his EdD at Cambridge University. In 1993, he started teaching and is an experienced school leader working in some of the toughest schools in London. He is also a former Teaching Awards winner for 'Teacher of the Year in a Secondary School, London' (2004) and has written several books on teaching (2013-2018). Read more...

2 thoughts on “The Edupreneur Podcast

  • 30th March 2016 at 1:00 am

    Hello Ross, you mentioned your son’s school uses a platform called ‘Tempest’ for the sharing of photographs.

    Would you be able to direct me to somewhere I could find out more information about this?


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