CEO & Co-Founder Marcus Sheehan
Marcus has taught as a classroom teacher in Finland for over 10 years, as well as in Japan and Australia. In addition, he is a HundrED Innovator and Ambassador, having recently created an inquiry-based workshop on toxic masculinity for use in schools. He has been closely involved in LearnTech over the years as both a teacher and user. Marcus brings vision, mission and strategy to EDvisor Finland. . You can find his articles on LearnTech here:
COO & Co-Founder Neil O'Toole
Neil is a language teacher by qualification and has taught throughout K12, both as a specialist and generalist, including as a K-5 primary classroom teacher using LearnTech. Most notably, he has been an IBPYP workshop leader, site visitor and candidacy reader for the International Baccalaureate across Europe, the Middle East & Africa for over 5 years. Currently he is completing a Masters in Educational Entrepreneurship at Oulu University of Applied Sciences. Neil brings business operations, tactical networking and stakeholder collaboration to EDvisor Finland. You can find his articles on LearnTech here;
LearnTech Enthusiast & EDvisor Pekka Talala
Pekka has been a history, civics and economics teacher in Finland since 2011. He has worked alongside other teachers in bringing engaging subject lessons to life through the world of LearnTech. Pekka brings Solution-Market fit in Learntech to EDvisor Finland and is keen to separate the wheat from the chaff. You can find his insights on LearnTech here;
'Why am I only learning about this now?'
WHAT PEOPLE SAY
"Neil and Marcus combine the perspectives of both the entrepreneur and the teacher and that allows them to "speak the same language" with the EdTech startups. EDvisor Finland's workshops have always gotten the best rating and excellent reviews from the startups".
xEdu Programme manager