About us

We are on a mission to democratise access to quality professional learning for educators across the globe.

EC by Go1

The EC team have spent more than a decade providing professional learning to K-12 educators across the globe. In partnership with state and national governments and major organisations including Microsoft and PWC we have supported hundreds of thousands of educators to improve their practice and drive improved outcomes in their schools.

Go1

Go1 helps millions of people in thousands of organizations engage in learning that is relevant, effective and inspiring. Core to our work is a mission to unlock positive potential through a love for learning, and through our Go1 Premium and Connect platforms we provide access to the world’s largest professional learning library.

Our people

The team that supports you to change your school

Dave Faulkner
Chief Executive Officer

Dave has worked in K-12 education for more than two decades as a teacher, principal, system leader and thought leader. As a key driver for scaled education projects across the world, an author and speaker, he is well placed to lead the EC team to create offerings that truly work for schools and systems. 

Maddie Scott-Jones
Chief Learning Officer

Maddie brings deep academic credentials to the team, as a graduate of three master’s degrees in education and education leadership. As a former teacher, a deeply experienced K-12 learning consultant and the architect of some of our biggest state and national projects over the last seven years Maddie ensures our learning is of the highest quality.

Aaron Tait
Chief Innovation Officer

Aaron is a proven social innovator and for more than a decade has driven successful education and impact projects across the world. As a former military officer, co-founder of impact group ygap.org, Cambridge University graduate, and K-12 author and speaker Aaron keeps our offerings at the cutting edge. 

Glenn Solomons
Learning Designer

Glenn brings a decade of school teacher and leadership experience to the EC team, with a particular depth in the Catholic education system. He has been a program lead on learning projects for clients including the Academy (VIC), Professional Learning Institute (TAS) and with schools across NSW. 

Noelene Callaghan
School Success Manager

Noelene brings almost two decades of K-12 teaching and leadership experience to the team, with particularly deep knowledge on digital transformation, as well as a master’s degree in education leadership. She works to support schools to succeed with EC Premium and leads our teacher-training programs related to technology. 

Gabbi Jenkins
School Success Manager

Gabbi brings years of education campaign and communications experience to the EC team. She has served as the global campaign manager of Microsoft’s Imagine Cup Junior, managed a range of future-focused education initiatives and now works to support schools to succeed with the EC Premium platform. 

Kerrin Smith
Learning Designer

Kerrin has a decade of school teacher and leadership experience, with a particular depth in the Catholic and independent education systems. He holds a master’s of education leadership has been a program consultant on learning projects for clients including the Academy (VIC), Professional Learning Institute (TAS) and with schools across NSW.

Danielle Vasiliades
Learning Designer

Danielle brings a decade of school teacher and leadership experience to the EC team, with a particular depth in the public sector. She has been a program consultant on learning projects for clients including the Academy (VIC), Professional Learning Institute (TAS) and with schools across NSW. 

Valerie Peters
School Success Manager

Valerie comes with a decade of experience as a STEM educator, holds a master’s degree in education and an academic background in astrophysics. She works to support schools to succeed with EC Premium and provides technical assistance to school IT teams to help them align our platform with LMS’s where required. 

Emma Benns
Content Manager

Emma is a writer and content creation specialist a publication and client list including Canva, the Daily Telegraph and Clickview. As a former primary school teacher with experience Emma works with our content partners to produce and manage the courses and content that goes lives in our EC Premium platform. 

Leila Frizza
Operations Assistant

Leila holds a degree in Law and Commerce, with experience managing operations across a large corporate law firm, as well as language teaching experience from Cambodia. She works across the EC team to keep our operations running, supporting the administration of our online and in-school learning projects. 

Jenna Smith
School Success Executive

Jenna brings a decade of experience driving whole system leadership and professional development programs in the K-12 sector. With an academic background in psychology and coaching, she leads our school success team, ensuring that EC Premium and our in school programs are as effective as possible for educators.