Conferences and courses

Community Service Volunteers is running training days on "Whole school strategy for active citizenship" (September 23, November 4 and 18, December 9), and "Ethics and citizenship" (October 14, November 25).

The training days will be held at 237 Pentonville Road, London N1. Fee: pound;90.

Tel: 020 7643 1313 Email:

Training provider Stands for Education is running a conference for secondary teachers called "Practicalcitizenship: effective strategies, activities and ideas to deliver citizenship successfully" in London (November 7 and December 10), Leeds (November 29) and Nottingham (December 3). Topics include: co-ordinating a multi-stranded programme; lesson plans, tutorial ideas and student-centred tasks; developing a scheme of work for non-specialists; preparing effectively for inspection; reporting to parents on pupils' progress and achievement. Fee: pound;195 plus VAT.

Tel: 0117 983 8800 Email:

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