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MAY 4-10

HEDGEHOG AWARENESS WEEK

A free fundraising pack is available to the 11,000 members of the British Hedgehog Preservation Society. The society also publishes a newsletter and a "Hogalogue". Membership is pound;7.50 per year; pound;12.50 a year (family). For information and a free Hogalogue send an A5 SAE to British Hedgehog Preservation Society, Hedgehog House, Dhustone, Ludlow, Shropshire SY8 3PL.

Tel: 01584 890801

Email: bhps@dhustone.fsbusiness.co.uk

MAY 12-18

NATIONAL SMILE WEEK

Are you happy to smile? This event promotes the benefits of good oral health. Issues from dental phobia to cosmetic dentistry will be covered.

Registering schools will be sent a free event organisers' guide and a resource catalogue to support their campaigns. Tel: 0870 770 4012 www.dentalhealth.org.uk

MAY 14

IMPROVING PROVISION FOR CHILDREN WITH SPECIFIC LANGUAGE IMPAIRMENT

Organised for teachers and speech and language therapists by the Elmtree School, an infant school with a special language unit. Venue is the Wembley Plaza Hotel, London.

Fee: pound;100 including lunch and refreshments. Tel: 01494 771474 Email: office@elmtree.bucks.sch.uk MAY 17

TEACHING MATHEMATICS THROUGH HISTORY-HOW CAN THE WEB HELP?

Workshop organised by the British Society for the History of Mathematics at Warwick University, Coventry.

Speakers include: Jenni Back of the NRICH project at Cambridge; Claire Ellis of the Enigma Project; and Edmund Robertson of the MacTutor History of Mathematics Archive, St Andrews University.

Fee: pound;10, pound;8 members, pound;5 full-time students. Details: Steve Russ, BSHM Web Workshop, Department of Computer Science, Coventry CV4 7ALEmail: sbr@dcs.warwick.ac.ukwww.dcs.warwick.ac.ukbshm

MAY 22

CULTURES THEN AND NOW: DIVERSITY AND CITIZENSHIP

Museums and Galleries Month conference at the Tate Modern, London SE1 aimed at teachers, citizenship coordinators and museumgallery professionals.

Speakers include: Professor Lola Young, head of culture, Greater London Authority; John Lloyd, citizenship consultant for DfES and senior adviser, Birmingham; and Dr Robert Berkeley, senior policy analyst at the Runnymede Trust.

Fee: pound;39.50, pound;29.50 members. Tel: 020 7244 0110

Email: info@engage.org

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