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MAY 20

WORKING TOGETHER - EDUCATION THROUGH CO-OPERATION. Organised by Human Scale Education at Bath Small School. Workshops include: clustering for small schools; family nurturing; bullying; surviving adolescence; John Dewey's laboratory school; and a report on the 1995 European Colloquium on Education and the work of the European Forum for Freedom in Education. Fee: Pounds 25, Pounds 20 members. Details: Fiona Carnie, 01761 433733.

MAY 20

ART AND THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT: CONTEMPORARY CONCERNS AND FUTURE DEVELOPMENTS. At University College, Bretton Hall, Wakefield, West Yorkshire. The Schools Council ABE Project created links between art, design and environmental education and introduced new study methods in primary and secondary schools. Speakers include: Eileen Adams, research fellow, South Bank University; Bill Lucas, director, Learning Through Landscapes; and David Harding, Glasgow School of Art. Fee: Pounds 80; concessionary fees available. Details: Helen Clark, 01924 832024.

JUNE 1-2

YOUTH CIRCUS - ITS ROLE IN ARTS AND EDUCATION. Organised by National Association of Youth Circus at West Yorkshire Playhouse, Leeds, for education workers, circus training schools and young people. Speakers include: Chris Tyler, European Federation for the Education of Children of Occupational Travellers; and Steve Ward, Educational Circus. Fee: Pounds 25, Pounds 10 members (includes tickets to INNOV8! International Festival of Youth Circus). Accommodation available for between Pounds 20 and Pounds 60. Details: Steve Ward, 0113 2864598.

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