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Animal mummies

February 14-July 3

A baboon, a crocodile and birds of prey are among the exhibits at the Animal Mummies of Ancient Egypt exhibition at Walter Rothschild Zoological Museum in Tring, Hertfordshire. Mummification was carried out to preserve pets and to make religious offerings. Activities include "peer inside and find the fake" using X-ray technology and there is an accompanying programme of key stage 23 workshops and events.

Tel: 020 7942 6171

www.nhm.ac.uktring

E-learning confidence

March 8

The Teaching Awards Trust in London EC1 is running a series of masterclasses for primary and secondary teachers. "E-Learning in an E-confident school" will be led by Stephen Heppell, director of Ultralab, and Teaching Awards winner Keith Phipps. Contact Helen Black, Tel: 020 7776 2343

www.teachingawards.comtraining

Imagine arts project

Ongoing

The Ashmolean Museum has joined six other museums and galleries across Oxfordshire in a year-long creative partnership between schools, local communities and visual arts organisations. The extensive programme of artist residencies includes workshops with local schools led by Michael Condron, who will focus on the Ashmolean's collections. All artworks and projects will be digitally recorded on the Imagine website and selected work exhibited at the Imagine Show, at Modern Art Oxford, September 7-28.

The project is funded by the Arts Council and Oxfordshire Council.

Contact Susie Gault Tel: 01865 288298 www.ashmol.ox.ac.uk

Dresden German seminar

June 12-18

A seminar for German teachers in Dresden, organised by the Goethe-Institut London, Brussels and Stockholm, is aimed at secondary and A-level teachers from the UK, Sweden and Belgium. Fee: pound;690.

www.goethedeinsgblonlhrevtde306466.htm

Study tour of China

Late July-early August

The Geographical Association International Committee is organising a teachers' study tour to China in the summer. Topics include regional disparities, heritage tourism along the Silk Road, desert landforms and farming. Fee: approximately pound;2,000 (includes transport, accommodation, most meals). Contact Sarah Maude Email: sarah@maudes.net; www.geography.org.uktoursindex.html

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