Teachmeet International 2021

Here’s the line-up of speakers who gave a presentation at the Teachmeet.

Find here the recordings and the slides of the presenters.

Ewan McIntosh

United Kingdom

Designing Silver Lining Strategies for School

Ewan McIntosh founded consulting firm NoTosh a decade ago from his kitchen table in Edinburgh, growing it to offices around the world. He and his team work with people in schools, universities and companies to help them identify and overcome their greatest challenges, to work better together and rethink the environment in which they learn. In 2006, he was one of a small group who founded TeachMeet in an Edinburgh pub, and the person who coined the event name “TeachMeet”. 

Andreas Galanos


Incorporating Europeana resources in my classroom

Andreas Galanos is a Greek Language and Literature teacher at 2nd Chalkidona High School in Adendro, Greece. He’s an active eTwinner, a Europeana Education User group teacher and a firm believer in fun in learning! 

Ella Rakovac Bekeš


Using Augmented Reality as a powerful tool for engagement
Ella Rakovac Bekeš is a high school Math teacher at I. gimnazija Osijek, Croatia. She is an educational escaperoom and gamification fan. Ella is an author of digital materials for math textbooks and a VR/AR enthusiast. She empowers teachers, educators and students through numerous lectures and projects. Ella is a real creativity advocate.

Tatiana Popa


Teaching about the SDGs through international collaborative projects

Tatiana Popa is an eTwinning ambassador and national teacher trainer from Moldova. She is an English teacher, the  Head of Global Education and the Hybrid Learning Coordinator at Heritage International School in Chisinau. Tatiana believes in the power of lifelong learning and loves sharing best practices with the world. 

José António Soares Carvalho


Shed a light on wonky-looking fruit and vegs: a collaborative mini-project on invisible waste

José António Carvalho is a Sports and Physical Education teacher (2001) at the Afonso de Albuquerque Schools Grouping (2014), in Guarda, Portugal.  He has a postgraduate degree in school administration and educational administration (2013). As a Coordinator of the Department of Expressions and Technologies (2017), he has developed initiatives with colleagues in the use of new technologies in the classroom for the development of skills and values. He is Co-coordinator of the Erasmus+ Project (2016) with participation in KA1 projects and is Google Certified Educator Level 1 (2019).

Project partner Marta Pey

Marta Pey is an eTwinning and Future Classroom Lab ambassador and works part-time as an Advisor for European Programmes for the Department of Education of Catalonia; she also works part-time as an English teacher in a school near Barcelona. She has coordinated several Comenius and Erasmus+ projects, and she has been an active eTwinner since 2007, being awarded with 3 National Prizes and 2 European Prizes.


Eva Toth


Socially Re-designed: a thematic week during school closures
Eva Toth is a teacher of English in vocational education, eTwinning ambassador of Budapest and the editor-in-chief of the Hungarian educational website for teachers, called Modern Iskola. During her work, she involves project-based learning in the everyday routine with organizing programmes such as eTwinning projects, Codeweek or the Digital Thematic Week all for the development of 21st century skills in vocational education.

Barbara Zadraveli


Moving from traditional classroom to e-class

Barbara Zadraveli is a teacher of English, Med in Education, at the Hellenic Open University. For her thesis she researched the impact of eTwinning learning Events. She is Head teacher of the 4th Gymnasion of Preveza, a lower Secondary small school in the western part of Greece and a European and international Projects ‘coordinator.
Barbara is an eTwinning ambassador since 2007, a teacher trainer and a passionate lifelong learner. She has incorporated project based and collaborative learning strategies in her teaching practice and has trained a wider teacher community with lectures and seminars on developing European and international projects and collaboration.
For Barbara teaching is a fun and everlasting experience and a constant challenge, which only matters when shared with other colleagues.

Gergely Nádori


The Assessment War is over (if you want it)
Gergely Nádori is a Science teacher at the Alternative High School of Economics in Budapest. He is also Scientix ambassador in Hungary. Gergely is enthusiastic about using technology in teaching and right now he enjoys playing and learning in a new makerspace in his school.

Guillermo Medrano


A trip for my class... from my class!
Guillermo Medrano (PhD Engineer and Master in Teaching) is a teacher in Secondary and Vocational Training at C.P.C. Los Boscos in Logroño (La Rioja). Guillermo is a TeachUp Tutor and Country Dialogue Labs participant. He is a tutor, creator and coordinator of on-line courses at INTEF, as well as eTwinning & Future Classroom Lab Ambassador in La Rioja. Guillermo is a Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert & Global Learning Mentor in Microsoft. He is lso teaching how to create AR, VR and 3D Models to teachers for Education. Above all, Guillermo is lifelong learner.

Marijana Smolčec


Speaking and Improvisational Skills with PechaFlicker
Marijana Smolčec, English and Croatian language teacher and a teacher adviser, school project coordinator and educational speaker with almost 20 years of experience of working with teenagers at Gimnazija i strukovna škola Bernardina Frankopana. She is also a proud Webhead and co-moderator of TESOL EVO courses such as “Becoming a Webhead” , “ICT4ELT” and EVO Minecraft MOOC.
She is an active eTwinner and has been moderating eTwinning featured group “Inclusive Education” (#eTwINEDU) since 2015. She has also been actively involved in CARNET eSchool project (eŠkole projekt) by running various workshops as a teacher trainer, creating learning scenarios and open educational resources. She is an avid user of web 2.0 tools and a lifelong learner.


Mags Amond


Let's talk about... Teachmeet

Mag Amond is a retired second level teacher who is now a part time PhD researcher at Trinity College Dublin, Ireland. She is currently (at home!) analysing data generated among global TeachMeet participants who reported their lived experiences of TeachMeet since 2006.