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NOVEMBER 2, 16, 27 and 28 COUNSELLING AND ASSERTIVENESS IN YOUTH SETTINGS DRUGS, SMOKING AND YOUNG PEOPLE BULLYING, SELF ESTEEM AND YOUNG PEOPLE KEEPING SAFER AND HEALTHIER - THE SCHOOL'S ROLE

Organised by Daniels Publishing at Professional Development Centre, Trumpington, Cambridge, for teachers, lecturers, trainers, education officers, youth workers and parents. Fee: Pounds 100 + VAT each conference. Details: Victor Daniels, 01223 467144.

NOVEMBER 3,17 and DECEMBER 1 ATTENTION DEFICIT HYPERACTIVITY DISORDER AND AUTISM WORKING WITH ABLE, TALENTED AND HIGH ACHIEVING CHILDREN LANGUAGE AND LITERACY DEVELOPMENT Organised by George Crowther, chartered educational and clinical psychologist, at North East Professional Centre, Crawley, West Sussex. Fee: Pounds 90 + VAT. Details: Graham Todd, 01634 846474.

NOVEMBER 11,20,22 and 25 STAFF DEVELOPMENT: MATHEMATICS Organised by Association of Teachers of Mathematics in Nottingham, Manchester, Birmingham and Bristol. Respective topics: geometry for all key stages; developing a numeracy policy at KS34; raising standards in number and algebra at KS34; and differentiation at KS34. Fee: Pounds 26, Pounds 20 members (first event); Pounds 105, Pounds 75 members (the other three). Details: Anne Owen, 01332 346599.

NOVEMBER 11 BUILDING FOR SUCCESS: CREATING THE CONDITIONS FOR PRIMARY SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT Organised by Primary School Improvement Network at Bretton Hall, West Bretton, Wakefield. Professor Tim Brighouse, chief education officer for Birmingham, will discuss the Birmingham approach. Fee: Pounds 45, Pounds 35 members. Details: Helen Clark, 01924 832024.

NOVEMBER 11 RUSSIAN AND EAST EUROPEAN EDUCATION Organised by Study Group on Education in Russia, the Independent States and Eastern Europe at School of Slavonic and East European Studies, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1. Speakers include: Dr Elena Lyubnina, deputy head, International Department, Ministry of Education of the Russian Federation, on the Russian school system. Other papers: history textbooks in Serbia and the education of the Hungarian minority in Transylvania. No fee. Details: Steve Webber, 0121 414 3324.

NOVEMBER 13 ALTERNATIVE FUTURES FOR EDUCATION: RESEARCH, POLITICS AND POLICY Organised by Standing Conference on Studies in Education at Royal Society of Arts, Durham House Street, London WC2. Key speaker: Anthony Giddens, professor of sociology and fellow of King's College, Cambridge. Other speakers: Baroness Blackstone, master of Birkbeck College, London University, Michael Barber, professor of education, Keele University, and Denis Lawton, professor of curriculum studies, London Institute of Education. Fee: Pounds 60, Pounds 20 students. Details: 01865 485913.

FEBRUARY 7, 1996 LESSONS FROM THE HOLOCAUST Organised for sixth-formers by British Library Education Service and Holocaust Educational Trust. Closing date for individual applications: November 1. Details and application form: Kate Barnes, 0171 412 7797.

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