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 EdTech over the years as both a teacher and user. He has begun facilitating pedagogy workshops at xEdu, the Finnish accelerator EdTech program. You can find his articles on the subject here:
Neil is a language teacher by training and has taught all the way from Grade 1 to Grade 12, including as a primary classroom teacher using EdTech. In addition, he has been a teacher trainer and site visitor for the International Baccalaureate across Europe, the Middle East & Africa. Recently he has completed the University of Helsinki’s course ‘Elements of AI’. Neil is active in all areas of EdTech; Education, Technology and Business.
Pekka has been a history, civics, and economics teacher in Finland since 2011. Pekka has been working alongside other teachers in bringing engaging subject lessons to life through the world of EdTech. He is interested in Product-Market fit in Edtech and is keen to separate the wheat from the chaff.
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's workshops have always gotten the best rating and excellent reviews from the startups.
xEdu Programme manager