Podcast 46: Can Teachers Shape The Education Narrative?

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Is teaching still an exciting job to do?

Our 46th podcast interview is with Mark Martin, a computer science teacher working in England. Mark and Ross McGill meet for coffee to discuss technology in education at Pivotal in Old Street, London.

In this super-quick 9-minute podcast, listen to Mark and Teacher Toolkit founder Ross McGill:

  • reveal Mark’s teaching ‘superpower’
  • talk around Mark’s top tips for newly qualified teachers
  • ideas for reducing workload and content creation
  • discuss how technology can aid education within the classroom
  • how we can develop teachers to be the best in the world, shaping the media narrative
  • hear Mark’s perspective on what qualities a good head teacher needs to bring out the best in a teacher
  • understand why Mark believes there is some toxicity in our education system.

Remember, our podcast is available on iTunes!

You can follow Mark at @Urban_Teacher and discover his ideas on www.UrbanTeacher.co.uk.

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 with TT, he is a freelance podcast editor and music producer for a London-based startup that empowers music makers ...

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