12th March 2014

For primary; secondary and FE teachers: 12th March 2014

 #TeachMeet on a London bus!

Wednesday 12th March 2014 (6-8pm)

Pivotal Education

Pivotal Education

Pivotal Education will be sponsoring #TMLondonBus

Other sponsors:

Dragonfly offering RfL CPD course prize!

Dragonfly offering RfL CPD course prize!

Crown House Publishing

are offering prizes for TMLondonBus

The bus departs after this CPD event: Deconstructing Excellent Practice by Paul Dix and Phil Beadle from:

  • The Abbey Centre,
  • Great Smith Street, Westminster,
  • London. SW1P 3BU

If you would like to book tickets for the Magnificent Cultures CPD (day) event, please use this 10% discount code: TMBus

Tickets please!

It is expected, that there will be 72 passenger tickets/seats and 10 presenter tickets/seats.

Boarding the bus at 17.30, for a 18.00 start (traffic permitting) and the event finishes at approx. 20:15.

Final route map to be added after negotiation with transport providers…

Credit: London By Night tours

Credit: London By Night tours

Roll up, roll up!

This unique event is designed for current primary, secondary and FE teachers.The CPD focus is on teachers who are passionate on classroom-practice that improve students’ desire to sap subject knowledge and skills. We are looking for a range of subject specialists to attend and present with an interest in learning for learning!

We will NEED YOU to guarantee your seat on the bus. This WILL be required 48 hours before departure. There are plans in place to have key pick-up/drop off points to maximise audience and travel arrangements tbc. (All presenters will be required to stay on board for the full journey. Hopefully, a pub-stop too!)

Click the image below to book your ticket.

Just 5 seats left! Plus 3 presenter slots.

#TMLondon tickets – click the image


If you would like to present, sign up by adding your name, Twitter name and the topic you would like to talk about in a 5 minute slot, by accessing this form below. You must be in the classroom. Your request will automatically contact @TeacherToolkit. If you talk for too long, a cuddly toy will be thrown at you (it’s tradition!).

SPEAKER REQUESTS – currently open – see below.

Guest speakers to be confirmed by 3rd March 2014

Presentation rules:

  • You MUST be a teacher or have a passionate interest in education!
  • You can use whatever presentation format you want to, but ICT is NOT allowed.
  • The important thing is that you get your message across.
  • There will be NO wifi access!
  • If your examples are online please share links to your presentation before or after.
Five (5) minute secondary teacher presentations:
1. @showmyhomework: Embedding technology.
2. @TalkingDonkeyRE: Cut the chat (+have some fun) @ A-Level
3. @ragazza_inglese: to be added shortly.
4. @pivotalpaul: Ding Ding! Back seat boys and the power of positive recognition.
5. @media4literacy: Media for Literacy and teachers with open doors.
Five (5) minute primary teacher presentations:
6. @PivotalEllie: Active Maths
7. @nightzookeeper: World Read Aloud Day and Skype in the Classroom 
8. @pivotaldarrell: Higher order thinking skills.
9. @the_tank: tbc

Hosted by @TeacherToolkit ; @ICTMagic

Do NOT sign up to present; if you have NOT registered for a ticket!

Speaker request:

What is #TMLondon?

A TeachMeet is an informal gathering of educators who are taking CPD into their own hands. A TeachMeet is organised for those who want to listen to inspiring teachers who do amazing things in their classrooms every day.

Why attend?

Learn something new, be amazed, amused and inspired! Anyone can share interesting, useful or innovative ideas in a 5 minute presentations. Presentations can be on any educational topic and about subjects, innovation, strategy or day-to-day work across the curriculum. It really is the best CPD there is and it’s free!

How does it work?

You can simply turn up and watch the presentations, or get involved from home by following the online discussion on Twitter, using the #TMLondonBus hashtag.


22 thoughts on “#TMLondonBus

  1. @aknill 7 minutes on #SOLO a way to consider progress – dependent on reception at #TMEssex 19/11.

    Posted by mishmashlearning | October 18, 2012, 10:12 PM
  2. Apologies not able to be there please remove me from speaker slot – if you want to hear me – #TMEssex on 19/11.

    Posted by mishmashlearning | October 20, 2012, 3:35 PM
  3. Ross, its Rachel from The Urswick School! I’ll see you on the 11th!

    Posted by Rachel Kelly | October 24, 2012, 5:21 PM
  4. Hello! Sorry to miss this, will be following tomorrow!

    Looking out for more details on the Walthamstow one…

    Posted by Rebecca Stacey (@bekblayton) | December 10, 2012, 6:51 PM
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  6. Hi, Inhave just booked a lower deck ticket. Does this mean I have signed up for primary slots? If so, I need to unsign up! Thanks, Victoria

    Posted by Victoria | February 16, 2014, 9:26 AM
  7. Interested in sponsoring the event. Could we have some more information?

    Posted by Jon Coy | February 17, 2014, 8:44 PM


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