November 02, 2007

TeachMeet08 - Mark it in your diaries now!

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BETT is the largest education conference in the UK and, for the first time, there will be TeachMeet08 in London, on Friday 11th January, from 5pm-9pm at Olympia, and you're invited. Just head over to the page and sign up right now before numbers are capped.

We've got room for a potential 300 TeachMeeters at what is now widely acclaimed as the best professional development for teachers since, well, sliced bread, but, depending on what sponsorship we receive this number might have to be capped.

It's going to be a Friday night, so we'll make sure that people enjoy it as much as an Eastenders cliffhanger.

But this is as open an event as they come. Thanks to support from these guys we're going to be able to put on some nice treats for those who want to be amused, enthused and learn something new, by teachers, for teachers. Teachers are invited to sign up an idea for a micro-presentation lasting 7 minutes, a nano-presentation lasting 2 minutes or just to lurk.

It might even be of interest to those working in the education media interest to see what innovation is actually going on in schools across the country.

All you need to do is head over to the page at, and sign up your name.

It's not a tech event, either, with the emphasis very much on the Teach. BETT provides a great opportunity to get some new faces interested in new and innovative teaching and learning. Get your friends and colleagues who are at BETT anyway to come along from 5pm and join in the fun.

I have tons more to share about the event, some time next week, If you're interested in adding your support to the event before the big sponsors' announcement at the end of November, then send your kind offers to me or through the wiki.


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Would love to come along, but can't manage to log in. Am I being a technomuppet?

Count me in Ewan!


Hi Ewan looking forward to actually attending a TeachMeet event in the flesh - will be there :)

Hi Ewan looking forward to actually attending a TeachMeet event in the flesh - will be there :)

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About Ewan

Ewan McIntosh is the founder of NoTosh, the no-nonsense company that makes accessible the creative process required to innovate: to find meaningful problems and solve them.

Ewan wrote How To Come Up With Great Ideas and Actually Make Them Happen, a manual that does what is says for education leaders, innovators and people who want to be both.

What does Ewan do?

Module Masterclass

School leaders and innovators struggle to make the most of educators' and students' potential. My team at NoTosh cut the time and cost of making significant change in physical spaces, digital and curricular innovation programmes. We work long term to help make that change last, even as educators come and go.

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