15 May (Reading)
Teachmeet @ the Abbey School
The Abbey School, Reading, 5.30-8pm
A follow-up to last year's Teachmeet, this is a chance for teachers from any school in the area to share and hear about successful classroom practice. There will be wine and nibbles.
18 May (Kent)
Dulwich Preparatory School, Cranbrook, 7-9pm
Anyone can give a two-minute or seven-minute presentation about something that works in the classroom - just no sales pitches. The organisers are arranging "goodie bags" for all who attend.
3 June (England)
Deadline for Let Teachers SHINE competition
Teachers with an idea to improve the literacy or numeracy of disadvantaged pupils can win up to #163;15,000 each to make their project a reality in their own school. The competition is open to any qualified teacher working in England with students aged up to 18. Download an application form from www.shinetrust.org.uk.