Over a decade ago, a few Scottish educators got together in a pub for a meetup. This spawned something that is still going to this day: the TeachMeet. I’ve been to a fair few in my time and, particularly in the early days, found them the perfect mix of camaraderie and professional learning.
Doug quotes How to Host or Attend a “Tiny” Conference
eight pointers for running a successful ‘Tiny Conf’:
- Keep it ‘tiny’
- Make it application and invite-only
I think I agree totally about the value of small. Not so sure about invite-only might miss some serendipity…
There have only been a few TeachMeets in scotland recently, I wonder if it is worth keeping TeachMeet.scot going?