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NOVEMBER 4, 11, 12, 13, 18, 20 AND 21 CAMPAIGN FOR LEARNING How to transform the UK into a learning society is the subject of a series of CFL conferences in Taunton, Manchester, Leeds, London, Slough, Peterborough and Newcastle. Anyone concerned with education and training and the marketing of learning services welcome. Fee: Pounds 75 plus VAT. Members can send up to two people free of charge. Details: Alastair Barr, 0171 930 5115.

NOVEMBER 9 EDUCATION MATTERS CONCERNING TANZANIA

Organised by Redditch One World Link, Britain-Tanzania Society, Tanzania Ndugu Network and VSO Worcestershire at Redditch Town Hall, Worcestershire. Speakers include: Professor Stewart Buchanan, University of Central England, on the history of British education; and Terry Allsop, Overseas Development Administration, on education in Tanzania. Workshops will cover all stages from nursery to further education. Fee: Pounds 6, Pounds 4 members, Pounds 3 concessions. Details: Jackie Morgan, 01527 893408.

NOVEMBER 13 PREPARING STUDENTS FOR GNVQ PROGRAMMES

NOVEMBER 21 INSIGHT INTO OCCUPATIONS

JANUARY 28 COHERENCE AND PROGRESSION: THE 14 PLUS CURRICULUM

Organised for careers advisers by Prospects Careers Services at Post House Hotel, Bexley, Kent (conference one) and Bromley Court Hotel, Kent (the other two). Fee: Pounds 125 plus VAT. Details: John Evans, 0181 460 1480.

NOVEMBER 16 (REPEATED NOVEMBER 23) INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY IN ENGLISH

Organised by and held at Redbridge Teachers' Centre, Melbourne Road, Ilford, to examine the work done in Redbridge schools for the National Council for Educational Technology IT and English project. Speakers: Margaret Meek Spencer, London Institute of Education, and Alastair West, professional officer for English, School Curriculum and Assessment Authority. Fee: Pounds 50. Details: Ruth Darby, 0181 514 3186.

NOVEMBER 19 PRACTICAL IMPLICATIONS OF TOMLINSON

Organised by SKILL, the National Bureau for Students with Disabilities, and South Nottingham College at Nottingham Racecourse Conference Centre, Colwick Park, on provisions education and training establishments can make for students with disabilities. Speakers include: Deborah Cooper, SKILL director, and Lynn Macqueen, Further Education Funding Council (East Midlands). Fee: Pounds 125. Details: Lorraine Ellner, 0115 981 2125 ext 278.

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