Conferences

NOVEMBER 5

WORKING TOGETHER: NVQs AND BUSINESS

Organised by Royal Society of Arts Examinations Board at Cabot Hall, Canary Wharf, London, for training, personnel and human resources managers and directors. Speakers include: Dr Kim Howells, parliamentary under secretary of state for lifelong learning. Fee: Pounds 125 plus VAT. Details: 01203 470033.

NOVEMBER 8

HUMAN RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES IN THE CLASSROOM

Organised by Education in Human Rights Network at National Union of Teachers, Mabledon Place, London WC1. Speakers: Audrey Osler, Birmingham University, and Steve Sinnott, deputy general secretary, NUT. Workshops include: anti-bullying, refugee students, teaching about democracy and controversial issues. Fee: Pounds 15. Details: Richard Bourne, Institute of Education, 0171 580 1122.

NOVEMBER 14

THE EASTERN EUROPEAN EDUCATION MARKET

Organised by J H Allen International Management Consultants in Birmingham. Speakers include: Dr Polyxeni Papadaki, Athens University, and Phil Hewitt, business school, University of Central Lancashire. Fee: Pounds 149 plus VAT (includes report). Details: 01564 822702 or e-mail: info@mancon.co.uk NOVEMBER 15

MAKING THE SYSTEM WORK

Organised by the Campaign for State Education at Leeds University for parents, teachers, governors and councillors. Speakers include: Keith Hedger, senior adviser, Shropshire, and Joan Sallis, CASE president and TES columnist. Fee: Pounds 35, Pounds 15 members. Details: 0181 944 8206 (telfax).

NOVEMBER 17

AN UPDATE IN EDUCATION LAW

Organised by Education Law Association at The Wellcome Trust, 1 Park Square West, London NW1. Fee: Pounds 75, Pounds 40 members, Pounds 30 schoolsvoluntary organisations. Details: Sue Gold, 0181 445 6747.

NOVEMBER 21-23

WORLD VOICES IN EDUCATION

Organised by Voluntary Service Overseas Teachers' Networks at Harborne Hall, Birmingham, to explore the work of classroom visitors from different cultures. Workshops include: Alex Pascal on Caribbean folk arts and Lucky Moyo from Zimbabwean singing group Black Umfolosi. Fee: Pounds 50 organisations, Pounds 30 individuals, Pounds 10 unwaged. Details: Eleanor Kercher, 0181 780 7512.

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