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COURSES AND CONFERENCES

STANDS FOR EDUCATION: MATHS COURSES

Training provider SfE is running a course on raising achievement in key stage 3-4 maths by developing reasoning, explanation and proof. Venues: London, June 3 or 18, Leeds, June 9, Birmingham, June 12. A second course on providing for gifted and talented students will take place in London, June 5 or 27, Birmingham, June 19, Manchester, June 23. Fee: pound;170 plus VATTel: 0117 983 8800 www.sfe-training.co.uk

JUNE 21

NUTRITION: FACT OR SCIENCE FICTION?

Nutrition education conference at The M?ller Centre, Cambridge, aimed at secondary teachers, governors and PGCEA-level students. Speakers from the British Nutrition Foundation, Institute of Food Research and Bristol University will give lectures on topics such as bone health in children, obesity and school children in the UK, and physical activity. Fee: pound;70 including lunch. Details: Marina Christofi Tel: 020 7404 6504Email: m.christofi@nutrition.org.uk www.nutrition.org.uk

JUNE 14-22

WATERLOO WEEK AT NO 1 LONDON

Apsley House, Hyde Park Corner, the London home of the first Duke of Wellington is offering free admission on both weekends and on Waterloo Day (June 18). Daily events will include tours and talks from experts on Waterloo banquets, porcelain and silver gifts presented to the Duke, and the art of Napoleon. On Waterloo Weekend, June 21-22, meet Regency ladies and Wellington's redcoats in historical uniform and hear talks on "A soldier's life and Waterloo: the battle explained" and "Napoleon and his legacy". There will also be storytelling, children's workshops and a theatrical retelling of the battle entitled "A Near Run Thing: the Story of Waterloo". Tel: 020 7499 5676 www.apsleyhouse.org.uk

JUNE 23-27

DESIGN AND TECHNOLOGY WEEK FOOD CHALLENGE

Sainsbury's Taste of Success is inviting schools to take part in challenges lasting two to three hours during this food technology week. Make exciting new dishes and sample the results. Participants receive a certificate and the top prize is pound;250. Schools new to the scheme will receive a primary or secondary teachers' guide. Register at: www.data.org.ukprimaryfoodawards or www.data.org.uksecondaryfoodawards Flyer from: www.nutrition.org.ukeducationtasteofsuccessdtweek.htm

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