Podcast 43 – Can We Separate Politics From Education?


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Education Politics

Joshua McGovern

Joshua McGovern has been working with Teacher Toolkit since March 2018. He is responsible for our Soundcloud and iTunes channels and is the production manager for podcasts. He has a degree in Music Production and is a graduate of Leeds Beckett University. Aside from working... Read more about Joshua McGovern

Why does politics conflict with teacher’s moral purpose?

Our 26th interview is with Penny Rabiger. As a freelance consultant, Penny works with social enterprises and education organisations in a holistic fashion to help their businesses grow.

Listen to Penny’s interview in just 13 minutes, with Teacher Toolkit editor, Holly Gardner:

  • reflect on how Penny went from a teacher to a freelance consultant
  • describe how moral purpose can define career achievements
  • explain how versatile you have to be when working in startups
  • examine what could be changed in education and what we could learn from Finland’s stance on education
  • touch on representation and equal opportunities
  • what it’s like to be a school governor
  • discuss International Women’s Day as a concept.

Remember, our podcast is available on iTunes!

You can find out more about Penny on Twitter and her website. Penny blogs on TenPenceMore.


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