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JUNE 17-19

BELIEF, VALUES AND COMMUNITY

Sixth international conference on education, spirituality and the whole child organised by the Centre for Educational Development and Research at Froebel Institute College, Roehampton Lane, London SW15. Speakers include: Jan Newton, chief executive UK, Citizenship Foundation; and Yusuf Islam, chair, Association of Muslim Schools. Fee: pound;175 residential; pound;140 non-res; day rates available. Details: Pauline Lewis, 0181 392 3383.

JUNE 18-20

EDUCATION, HUMAN RIGHTS AND TOMORROW'S CITIZENS

International summer school organised by the Education in Human Rights Network at Earnshaw Hall, Sheffield University. Speakers include: David Blunkett, education secretary; and Veena Vasista, human rights programme co-ordinator 1990 Trust. Fee: pound;174 residential; pound;150 non-res; pound;54 one day. Details: Rob Unwin, 0114 265 6662; e-mail: decsy@gn.apc.org

JUNE 24

LINKING EARLY YEARS TO LIFELONG LEARNING Organised by The Education Network (TEN) at the Brunei Gallery, School of Oriental and African Studies, London WC1, to mark the publication of a practice guide describing how education authorities are linking the provision of early years education to lifelong learning programmes. Speakers include: Margaret Hodge, education and employment minister. Fee: pound;141, pound;70.50 TEN subscribers. Details: 0171 490 4942.

JULY 1

PERFORMANCE-RELATED PAY IN SCHOOLS

Briefing organised by British Educational Management and Administration Society at Tankersley Manor Hotel, Barnsley. Speakers drawing on their experiences of PRP systems include: Professor Harry Tomlinson, Leeds Metropolitan University, and Sir Bob Salisbury, head, Garibaldi School. Fee: pound;40, pound;25 members. Details: Geoff Lowe, 0114 236 2345; e-mail: Fougeres@aol.com

JULY 1

ENABLING PARENTS TO SUPPORT THEIR CHILDREN'S LEARNING

Organised by Inspection and Advisory Service at General Municipal Boilermakers College, Whalley Range, Manchester, for secondary education professionals. Speakers include: Michael Marland, headteacher and author. Fee: pound;30; pound;60. Details: Pauline Marland, 0161 610 3327.

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