Gavin McCormack is a rockstar in the education world. It was truly inspiring to have a sit down with him and hear his thoughts, feelings and approaches to educating the next generation, both in Australia and abroad.
A bit more about Gavin;
He is the co-founder of Upschool.co – an online platform to bring free schooling to children around the globe, Kindbox.com – a fundraising experience for those who care about changing the world, and educationInfluence.com – global network of influencers driving education standards worldwide.
Gavin was nominated for Australian Principal of the Year 2020, is a TEDx speaker, was nominated for Australian Author of the Year in 2017, is an Australian of the Year Nominee and was named as the 10th Most Influential Educator in the World by LinkedIn.
On a quest for educational equality, Gavin has worked tirelessly to raise money to personally build many schools, libraries and teacher training centres in the Himalayan region of Nepal across the last 5 years, all this whilst successfully running one of Australia’s best Montessori primary schools.
Gavin is also a Montessori Australia Ambassador, School Principal of the Year finalists 2020, 6-12 Montessori Teacher, Australian LinkedIn Top Voice 2019/2020 and best-selling author.
Watch the interview above to hear what this ambitious and inspiring educator has to say about education and children in today’s world.