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APRIL 22 A DUALITY OF RIGHTS Organised by Midlands Association of Workers for Children with Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties at Lindsworth Centre, Birmingham. Speakers include: Chief Inspector Keith Basset, Eric Bourne JP and Sharon Simmons, Birmingham Legal Services Directorate, on how they are constrained by their rules and guidelines when an abuse enquiry is initiated. Fee: Pounds 50, Pounds 30 members. Details: 0121 444 5211.

APRIL 25 THE DEARING REVIEW Organised by Banking Information Service at the Royal Society of Arts, London WC1, for members of examining bodies, Training and Enterprise Councils and businesseducation communities. Speakers include: Sir Ron Dearing, chair, School Curriculum and Assessment Authority; Sir Michael Heron, chair, National Council for Vocational Qualifications; Sir John Cassels, director, National Commission on Education; and Sir Malcolm Thornton, chair, Commons Select Committee on Education. Fee: Pounds 176.25. Details: Julia King, 0171 929 3326.

APRIL 29 EATING DISORDERS, ANOREXIA AND BULIMIA MAY 13 ANTI-BULLYING: A WHOLE SCHOOL APPROACH Organised by Daniels Publishing at Cambridge Professional Development Centre, Trumpington, for teachers, lecturers, trainers, youthsocial workers, education officers, parents and counsellors. Fee: Pounds 117.50. Further conferences will be held on countering sexual harassment (June 11) and bullying in schools (June 13 and 20). Fee is reduced to Pounds 99.88 if paid 30 days before conference. Details: Tess Cooper, 01223 467144.

MAY 10-11 JOINING FORCES Organised by British Association for Early Childhood Education at Novotel Southampton. Speakers include: Dr Gillian Pugh, director of the Early Childhood Unit, National Children's Bureau, and Margy Whalley, head of Pen Green Centre for Under Fives and Families. Fee: Pounds 50, Pounds 45 members. Accommodation available for Pounds 40Pounds 52.50. Details: David Hart, 01425 612337.

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