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Sunday, December 07th, 2014 | Author:

It’s that time of year again, BETT is only a few weeks away so it’s time to start getting organised. Once again Teachmeet Takeover is there as an avenue for teachers to hijack stands and share ideas. Each year we have some very generous companies and exhibitors who give up part of their stand to teachers who then […]

#TMTakeover at BETT 2014
Wednesday, October 30th, 2013 | Author:

This post has been written to ask for your help and support. Each year for the past four years, there has been a Takeover event at BETT. This is where companies give up their stand for half hour slots so that teachers can come and present on a range of free software, ideas or experiences […]

BETT – Teachmeet Takeover and Kidsmeet Takeover
Tuesday, November 13th, 2012 | Author:

This post is just to announce that the wiki pages for Teachmeet Takeover and Kidsmeet Takeover at BETT2013 are now live. If you are unaware, a Takeover is where a company gives up part of their stand for 30 minutes so that a teacher or group of children, can share some ideas about anything. This […]

Teachmeet Takeover Bett2012
Sunday, December 04th, 2011 | Author:

You have probably started to think about your trip to the Bett Show in January. Will you go along looking for new ideas or a great piece of software that you’ve been missing in your school? Or will you be like many of us and go along to share and collaborate with others? For me, […]

Is this still on?
Wednesday, June 01st, 2016 | Author:

This is a bit weird isn’t it? In the past 18 months (since December 2014 in fact) I have posted just twice. Once about Teachmeet Takeover at BETT2015 and once in Feb ’15 about the Teachmeet at the Education Show. In fact, both of those events were huge disasters! One was cancelled and one only had […]

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BETT for Beginners 2013
Friday, January 04th, 2013 | Author:

This is now the third version of this popular post, (here are tips for  BETT2011 and BETT2012) but I thought I should edit it slightly and repost it for people that are new to BETT. Firstly, what is BETT? – Well it’s a huge event where there are hundreds of educational suppliers ranging from huge companies […]

Saturday, September 22nd, 2012 | Author:

This page lists most of my blog posts in one place making it easier to find the relevant posts when you need them. Why not just let people browse through the categories? Sometimes people don’t know what they are looking for so having results in one place might help. Under each heading, the articles are […]

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Other BETT goodness aka BETT part 2
Sunday, January 22nd, 2012 | Author:

Firstly, apologies that it has taken so long to write this. The week after BETT is always just as busy as the time when you’re there. Also, I didn’t take a laptop with me due to space constraints in the luggage (Charlie’s straighteners took priority of course). So it’s been (over) a week since BETT […]