Conferences and courses

Jenny Jupe of the Design and Technology Association will be making her first appearance as chief executive of the organisation at DATA's annual international research and UK education conference at The Royal Court Hotel, Coventry, July 4-5. Themes include: primary design and technology; CADCAM through product design; food in schools; electronics and communications technology; teacher education. Fee: pound;460, pound;420 members; two-day and one-day rates available. DATA, 16 Wellesbourne House, Walton Road, Wellesbourne, Warwickshire CV35 9JB.Tel: 01789 470007

The Design and Technology with ICT Education Show will be held at Birmingham NEC, November 21-23, free admission. Features of this show include primary and secondary areas for school project demonstrations and presentations by Formula Schools, the British Model Flying Association and the Computer Design Textile Group. Free seminar programme.

Organisers: ICHF, Dominic House, Seaton Road, Highcliffe, Dorset BH23 5HW Tel: 01425 272711

The Design Museum's Designers in Action teachers' workshops at 28 Shad Thames, London SE1 encourage a creative approach to learning. Participants meet world-class designers from top firms. Regional venues are now sought for a further series of workshops. The museum's existing initial teacher training programme, run in partnership with 10 universities in the UK, is now incorporating the new teaching methods.

Tel: 020 7940 8790

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