Talah Kaddourah

  • Talah is a former student of Ross McGill and has been formally working with Teacher Toolkit since January 2018.
  • She is responsible for the marketing aspect of all social media channels.
  • She recently joined the Teacher Toolkit team after achieving a first class honours from the University of Leeds in Digital Media, whilst continuing her further education in an MA in Political Communication at the same institution
  • Talah’s main interests include communication, design, education and politics.
  • One area Talah has focuses her attention on, is the importance of and lack of attention to the development of public speaking and non-verbal communication in young people. This interest was exemplified through her part in a joint scheme between the University of Leeds and Leeds City Council, delivering confidence and public speaking workshops to disadvantaged schools around West Yorkshire.
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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...