Holly Gardner

  • Holly has worked with Teacher Toolkit since 2013 when she commissioned Ross McGill’s first book for Bloomsbury Education!
  • She is responsible for developing the resources site and content editing.
  • Holly is a former senior commissioning editor at Bloomsbury Publishing, where she commissioned and edited over 50 books for teachers in the UK, taking them from concept to publication.
  • Holly recently became a teacher herself, moving to Madrid to learn to teach English as a foreign language and she continues to work as a freelance commissioning editor.
  • You can follow her at @HollyEditTeach
  • Contact Holly.


In 2010, Ross Morrison McGill founded @TeacherToolkit from a simple Twitter account through which he rapidly became the 'most followed teacher on social media in the UK'. In 2015, he was nominated as one of the '500 Most Influential People in Britain' by The Sunday Times as a result of being most influential in the field of education. He remains the only classroom teacher to feature to this day ... Sharing resources and ideas online as @TeacherToolkit, he has built this website (c2008) which has been described as one of the 'most influential blogs on education in the UK', winning the UK Blog Awards (2018). Read more...