Podcast 50: Does Money Buy You A Better Education?

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What does childcare, working in the Australian army and developing a school management information all have in common?

Our 50th podcast interview is with Mark Woodland, founder of the Australian edtech company, Our Xplor, used in over 3,000 schools in Australia and the U.K. with an impact on over 700,000 pupils! 

In this 19-minute podcast, listen to Mark and Teacher Toolkit founder, Ross McGill:

  • learn how Mark went from working in the Australian army to coding his own education appMark Woodland
  • how Mark’s platform automates administration tasks so that teachers can focus on teaching
  • examine a teacher’s workload and the opportunities around Our Xplor to automate tasks
  • discuss the value in giving children practical, economics advice
  • Mark also reiterates the importance of continued learning for people in leadership
  • how Mark manages a team of 70 employees and appoints the right people around him
  • we also dig deeper to unpick the hardest task Mark faced in the army
  • and discover what Mark’s surprising breakfast fuel is that keeps him going!

Remember, our podcast is available on iTunes!

You can follow Mark on Twitter and watch him explain his story on YouTube. Learn how Our Xplor can make school administration tasks easier for you and your teaching colleagues. Visit www.OurXplor.com

 

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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