BLACK TEACHERS ASSERTING PROFESSIONALISM Organised by National Union of Teachers at Hamilton House, London WC1. Speakers include: Dr Audrey Osler, Birmingham University, and a trade union representative. Workshops include: the failure of the national curriculum to meet the challenge of multicultural Britain and mentoring of young black boys. Fee: Pounds 40, Pounds 25 members. Details: Pauline Hicks, 0171 380 4727.
TOTAL QUALITY MANAGEMENT: MEASURING PROGRESS FOR COLLEGES AND THEIR CUSTOMERS Organised by the QUIET Associates at Forte Crest Hotel, Birmingham, for senior managers in colleges. Speakers include: Debbie Reed, British Quality Foundation, and John Tidball, further education consultant. Fee: Pounds 160 plus VAT. Details: Lynn Coleman, 0114 2490143.
QUALITY AND INNOVATION IN THE PERFORMING ARTS Organised by Kingsway College and London Drama at Holborn Centre for Performing Arts for teachers of GCSE, BTEC and GNVQ. Speakers include: Dr Michael Young, director of post-16 centre, London Institute of Education; Dr David Hornbrook, inspector of performing arts, Camden; and Kristine Landon-Smith, joint artistic director, Tamasha Theatre Company. Fee: Pounds 60. Details: Janine Russell, 0171 306 5823.