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Science conference

June 15-18

The Xplora project - the European gateway to science education, run by European Schoolnet - is holding a conference at Cern, Geneva. Presentations and workshops will include ICT in science and the role of science centres in education.

Language learning

June 16

Language learning for all in the global age is the title of a conference for secondary teachers at Hove Park Language College. Fee: pound;50; pound;30 Brighton and Hove educational institutions.

Tel: 01273 294976295002 Email:

Healthy eating in school

June 17

A British Nutrition Foundation conference in London will include keynote speeches by Dr Peter Toft, HMI, on food technology, and Professor Robert Pickard of BNF on diet. Fee: pound;80.

Tel: 020 7404 6504

French conference

July 14

At this French Linguascope conference in Colchester on Bastille Day, speakers from Canada, Finland and Denmark will talk on the theme "Idees d'ailleurs" (alternative methods and resources). Fee: pound;79.


Tea at 3. June

Schools are invited to organise tea and cakes parties any day this month in aid of Help the Hospices. Fundraising ideas, lesson plans, assemblies and a free teaching pack for ages 11-14 are available online.

Llangollen eisteddfod

July 4-9

There will be a welcome in Denbighshire for those attending the 60th international music festival. The programme includes Bryn Terfel, Katherine Jenkins and Carl Davis.

Maths scholarships

Apply by June 19

Texas Instruments is offering scholarships to two students starting a maths degree this September. Each will receive pound;1,300 to help them through their first year.

Tel: 020 8230 3184

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