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MAY 9-10 WIDER HORIZONS - CLOSER NEIGHBOURS

Organised by Early Education at the Moat House, Thorpe Wood, Peterborough. Speakers include: Jean Ensing, specialist adviser, Robin Richardson, former member of the Runnymede Trust. Fee: Pounds 50, Pounds 45 members. Details: 0171 739 7594.

MAY 9-11 DEVELOPING CO-OPERATION IN EDUCATION

MAY 12-14 DEMOCRATIC DISCIPLINE, DEMOCRATIC LIVES: EDUCATING CITIZENS FOR A CHANGING WORLD

Related conferences organised by Institute for Democracy in Education UK, and Education Now at the Co-operative College, Stanford Hall, near Loughborough, East Midlands. Professor Bengu, South Africa's minister of education, is giving a keynote speech at the second. Fee: Pounds 155 residential per conference, Pounds 95 non-res, Pounds 50 day ticket. Details: Janet Meighan, 0115 925 7261 (telfax).

MAY 13-14 ASSOCIATION OF TOURISM TEACHERS AND TRAINERS

Annual conference and launch of tourism education handbook at Congress House, Great Russell Street, London WC1, and Brussels of the ATTT, a sub group of the Tourism Society. It will review developments in the practice and teaching of tourism marketing. Delegates will then transfer to Brussels by Eurostar (first class, dinner on board) for a training session on global distribution and modern reservations systems. Fee: Pounds 30. Details: Eric Laws, 0171 834 0461, fax 0171 932 0238.

MAY 16 WORKING WITH ABLE, TALENTED AND HIGH ACHIEVING PUPILS

Organised by chartered psychologist George Crowther at The Fairlawns, Aldridge, West Midlands. Speakers include: Tom Marjoram, former senior HMI, and Peter Carey, director, National Association for Gifted Children. Fee: Pounds 118 plus VAT. Details: Graham Todd, 01634 846474.

MAY 17 THE IMPACT OF MATERNAL DEPRESSION ON INFANTS' COGNITIVE DEVELOPMENT

Organised by Forum for the Advancement of Educational Therapy and Therapeutic Teaching at St Alban's Centre, Baldwin's Gardens, Holborn, London EC1, 10am-1pm, for anyone interested in special educational needs. Speaker: Dr Lynne Murray, professor of psychology, Reading University, and director, Winnicott Research Unit. Admission: Pounds 10, Pounds 5 members. FAETT details: 0181 998 4224 (evenings).

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