Ross Morrison McGill is @TeacherToolkit, the ‘most followed educator on Twitter in the UK’ and founder of one of the most popular education websites in the U.K. He is an award-winning blogger, author and teacher who has worked in some of the most challenging schools in London over the past three decades.
In December 2015, he was nominated for The Sunday Times ‘500 Most Influential People in Britain 2015‘ and remains the only classroom teacher to have featured to this day. McGill's first book, 100 Ideas for Outstanding Teaching reached the top 25 books (of all books) on Amazon (2013).
He is a leading voice for improving the quality of teaching and learning and has a national profile as the leading contributor and organiser of online CPD within a growing community of education professionals. He is frequently asked to speak at national conferences and is regularly asked to reflect on educational developments in various newspapers about education policy. He has written for Schools Week, The Guardian Education and blogs daily on TeacherToolkit.co.uk which is consistently ranked one of the top-25 educational blogs found across the world and number one in the U.K.
His website, articles and TES resources exceed 8 million website views collectively (circa. July 2017). You can follow Ross on Twitter @TeacherToolkit or join in @SLTchat which he created to bring together over 1,000 aspiring and senior leaders to debate school leadership issues. He also promotes his #5MinPlan which is also used by teachers across the world.
He has received many nominations:
500 Most Influential People in Britain 2015 - Debrett's.
Winner - Veulio Blog Awards for Education 2014-2017.
Education Reformers of the Year 2014 by The Education Foundation Think Tank.
The Guardian Best Blog of 2012 and 2014.
TES Resources Contributor of the Year 2013.
'The Guardian Teacher of the Year in Secondary School in London' in 2004.