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MARCH 2 AND 24

PRIMARY MUSIC: INVENTING AND CREATIVITY

MARCH 3 AND 25

SECONDARY MUSIC: ACCESS AND ASSESSMENT

These Creative Curriculum Consultancy courses will be held in Edinburgh and Glasgow respectively. The first, for P1-P7 teachers, music co-ordinators, advisers and inspectors, will feature video excerpts of good practice and new resources. The second will explore the S1S2 music curriculum.

Tel: 07973 855324Email: info@cccinset.co.uk; www.cccinset.co.uk

MARCH 4

TEENAGE KICKS

To celebrate World Book Day, the Institute of Ideas, together with Hodder Children's Books, has organised debates and discussions about teenagers and fiction at Goodenough College, London WC1. The event is aimed at Year 10-13 pupils; teachers of English literature (GCSE and A-level) and citizenship, and their students; trainee teachers; and education professionals.

Participants include: teenagers; Kim Reynolds, director, National Centre for Research in Children's Literature; Geraldine Brennan, The TES books editor; Sue Nott, CBBC head of education; and Whitbread winner David Almond. Topics include the changing face of teenage lifefictionexperience. Pupils: pound;6 per day; pound;1 individual sessions Adults: pound;15 (pound;10 concessions); pound;5 (pound;3) individual sessions.

Tel: 020 7269 9220; www.instituteofideas.com

UNTIL MARCH 31

OUR MAN IN INDIA

Cecil Beaton is most famous for his photographs of glamorous people such as Greta Garbo, and his costume and set designs for the film My Fair Lady.

This exhibition at the National Archives, Kew, Surrey reveals a little-known side of his work. In 1944, the Ministry of Information sent him to India to photograph day-to-day life and add glamour to its propaganda campaign about the war in south-east Asia.

Original correspondence, documents and propaganda posters are included.

Free admission. An accompanying lecture, "Images of India", will be given on February 19 at 7.30pm.

Tickets: pound;4-pound;5. Tel: 020 8392 52025323Email: events@national archives.gov.uk; www.national archives.gov.uk

DIGGING UP THE ROMANS

This unit on the Museum of London's website allows primary pupils to find out about a Roman fort, explore a virtual reality merchant's house and discover how archaeologists excavate ancient remains, using the evidence to reconstruct ancient buildings. Another unit, Target the Tudors, will go online in the summer.

www.museumoflondon. org.uk

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