Co-founder of Upschool.co
Gavin McCormack is co-founder of Upschool.co, a platform that empowers students to learn real entrepreneurship skills that have real impact. With over 20 years of experience as a Montessori-trained teacher, he has taught in multiple countries and has developed a passion for innovative educational practices that foster essential skills in students from an early age. McCormack is also the Montessori Australia Ambassador and a TEDx speaker on how education can change the world. He has built nine schools and several libraries and run three teacher training centres in Nepal, and is also known as a best-selling author of children's books, as well as a book on Montessori education for parents. McCormack has been recognised as one of the top ten most influential global educators in 2019, 2020, 2021 and 2022, and has been a nominee for ‘Australian of the Year’ in 2018.