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MARCH 28 TRAINING FOR TRAINERS

Organised by British Dyslexia Association at Voluntary Sector Resource Centre, 356 Holloway Road, London N7. It is aimed at associated members of the BDA (AMBDA) and Royal Society of Arts diploma teachers running training courses for tutors in specific learning difficulties, plus AMBDA and approved teacher status award-holders who are considering becoming tutors. Fee: pound;23.50. Details: 0118 966 2677.

MARCH 30 TRANSFORMING LOCAL SERVICES: PARTNERSHIP IN ACTION

Organised by Priority Estates' Project South at Church House Conference Centre, London SW1, to examine the findings of pilot studies carried out in Burnley and Coventry where local services and residents agree action plans to transform service provision to meet local needs. Fee: pound;50pound;80 plus VAT. Details: Angie Greany, PEP South, 0171 281 1421. Report available from York Publishing Services, 01904 430033.

APRIL 2-3 POSITIVE FEEDBACK: COMPUTER-MEDIATED EDUCATION USING ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY

Organised by and held at Sussex University for anyone involved in supporting students with learning difficulties and disabilities. It will comprise seminars, workshops and cyber-dialogue with Washington University, USA. Fee: pound;300 (pound;125 bursaries available). Details: Mrs E A Draffan, 01273 678497; e-mail: e.a.draffan@sussex.ac.uk APRIL 3 LET'S HEAR IT FOR THE BOYS! SUPPORTING THEIR SEX AND RELATIONSHIP EDUCATION NEEDS

Organised by the National Children's Bureau at Abbey Community Centre, London SW1. Programme includes talks, workshops and a hit theatre in education production, My Friend Willy. Fee: pound;170.38; reduced rates for voluntary sector and NCB members. Details: 0171 8423 604241.

APRIL 3-5 LEARN IT - TEACH IT

Information technology conference organised by Multimedia and Primary Education at Grey College, Durham City. Workshop activities (on Acorn, PC and Mac platforms) will be organised into these themes: literacy, numeracy and communication and the Internet. Fees from pound;47 members (Saturday attendance only) to pound;199 residential non-members. Details: Fiona Sanderson, 01434 240489; e-mail: fsander195@aol.com or Website: http:www.norcol.ac.ukMAPEconf98.html APRIL 6-9 ADHD '98

The second European conference for health and education professionals on attention deficithyperactivity disorder will be held at Cambridge University (Corpus Christi, Queens' and St Catharine's Colleges). It aims to provide a bridge between theory and practice with particular emphasis on diagnosis, management and provision issues. Details: Tricia Roussel, International Psychology Services, 01273 832181; e-mail: camconf@ips.prestel.co.uk

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