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FAMILYHISTORY - SURVIVORS, REFUGEES AND THEIR CHILDREN

FEBRUARY 26

Organised by Institute of Contemporary History and Wiener Library at Harkness Hall, Birkbeck College, Malet Street, London WC1. Topics include: refugees in the 1930s; survivors in the 1940s and beyond; the experience of adults who were child survivors of the Holocaust; and the second generation syndrome. Fee: Pounds 12, Pounds 7 concessions. Details: 0171 636 7247.

MARCH 1

ANTI-RACIST APPROACHES IN EDUCATION

Organised by National Union of Teachers at TUC Congress Centre, London WC1. Speakers include: Maud Blair, Open University, and Giti Paulin, Oxfordshire LEA. Fee: Pounds 30, Pounds 20 members. Details: Pauline HicksDurrelle Dennis, 0171 380 47274729.

MARCH 4

WINDOWS OPENING IN EUROPE

Organised by European Association of Teachers at the Eccleston Hotel, Gillingham Street, London SW1. Guest speaker: Dr Guus Wijngaards on the work of Association Europeenne des Enseignants and the activities of other National Sections. Programme also includes talks on educational developments in Finland and Hungary and the work of the European Schools. Fee: Pounds 30, Pounds 25 members. Details: Mary Duce, 0171 284 3748 or 0181 340 9136 (evenings).

MARCH 4

SMALL SCHOOLS

Organised by Shropshire Education Services, National Small Schools Forum and Association for Small Schools in Shropshire Together (ASSIST) at Ludlow Teachers' Centre, Bishop Mascall Centre. Topics include: "The OFSTED view" by Colin Richards, senior primary HMI; and "Doing it for real" with Andrew Peters, writer, and Tony Phillips, painter. Fee: Pounds 25 (discounts available). Details: Inset helpline, 01743 254522.

MARCH 11

TEACHING CHILDREN AND ADULTS TO USE AND LEARN FROM INFORMATIONAL TEXTS

Organised by United Kingdom Reading Association at Hale Hall, Edge Hill College, Ormskirk, Lancashire. Speaker: Bobbie Neate, UKRA's president-elect and winner of the 1993 Donald Moyle award for her book Finding Out About Finding Out. Fee: Pounds 8, Pounds 6 members, Pounds 4 concessions. Details: Dr Norma Mudd, 01704 893607.

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