Upcoming TeachMeet events: February 2016


TeachMeets are free events where educators gather to share tips, resources, stories and more. These gathering tend to include hot drinks and edibles, and all boast a friendly, collaborative, encouraging tone. Teachers are encouraged to get involved as presenters, so that they can share best practise with their eager peers.

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TeachMeets are free-to-attend events and offer excellent CPD opportunities. Here are just a few such events being held in February 2016; all will likely still be accepting presentations, so be sure to get involved.

Teach Meet Play - 1st February, Dumfries and Galloway

Bringing together the fun lovin’ Primary school teachers of Dumfries and Galloway, Teach Meet Play will be sharing active learning approaches for the P1 and P2 classroom. Invited to join in are those already delivering play in their classrooms and teachers keen to develop these strategies. Staff working in ELCC providers and Nursery classes are also encouraged to attend.

Visit the event page or contact Catherine Mackenzie on [email protected] for more information.

Practical Matters - 2nd February, Newport

Boasting the likes of Stuart Sherman and Alessio Bernardelli as presenters, this will be both a TeachMeet and a TechMeet, where teachers and technicians alike can share ideas. Science-edtech gurus Timstar will be running a workshop based around their robotic arm, while Science communicator Dayna Mason will be leading a roundtable discussing practical resources, demos and information.

Visit the event page for more information. You can follow the event on Twitter using #tmase.

SW London Primary Hub Meeting - 3rd February, Wandsworth

Host and lead speaker Tony Allday has been the lead ICT / Computing teacher at Sacred Heart Roehampton for over six years, and will bring his 20+ years of Computing expertise to this event, which is being held in coordination with Wandsworth CLC. The TeachMeet is being run on behalf of Computing At School and the Network of Excellence.

Visit the event page or contact Tony Allday on [email protected] for more information.

TeachMeet Midlands - 4th February, Nottingham

The mighty Shonette Bason-Wood is will be bringing attendees one of her energising keynote presentations at this event, which is being held at The National College, Learning & Conference Centre (on the aptly-named Triumph Road). The TeachMeet itself will be preceded by a TeachEat, with free food and pop for all, and after the plethora of rolling presentations teachers will be able to network at the National College Bar. To warm up, hosting organisers Pete and Marc will be bringing TeachMeeters up-to-date with their introductions.

Visit the event page or contact Peter Bevington on [email protected] for more information. You can follow the event on Twitter using #TMM16.

TeachMeet Bexley & Greenwich 2016 - 9th February, SE London

“Booze, nibbles, prizes and sharing great teaching practice!” - what more could a growing teacher need? Super-cool teachergeeks Rachel Swinburne and Sarah Whitehead will be hosting and presenting the event, a fun, informal opportunity for teachers to network, share and steal resources from others. Attendees will enjoy "games, sillyness, grassroots training and networking” on top of the presentations.

Visit the event page or contact Sarah Whitehead on [email protected] for more information. You can follow the event on Twitter using #TMBexley and @TMBexley.

TeachMeet Solihull - 10th March

Tim Taylor of imaginative-inquiry.co.uk will be running a special CPD event before this TeachMeet, where teachers can hear more about Mantle of the Expert teaching and why this way of working benefits learning and creates opportunities for study across the curriculum. Pizza, pop and prizes will be flowing at this Arden Academy event, which is being run by assistant headteacher Liz Allton.

Visit the event page or contact Sarah Lewsey on [email protected].sch.uk for more information. You can follow the event on Twitter using #TMSolihull and @TMSolihull2016.

TeachMeet Epping - 25th February, Essex

Ivy Chimneys Primary School and Epping St. John's believe that TeachMeets offer the best CPD on the planet, and they already have a huge amount of great presentations booked, such as:

Visit the event page or contact Jonathan Furness for more information. You can follow the event on Twitter using #TMEpping.

Visit the main TeachMeet page for full listings.

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