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MAY 30

HISTORY OF EDUCATION FOR THE 21ST CENTURY

Organised by and held at the Institute of Education, 20 Bedford Way, London WC1. Speakers include: Janet Soler, University of Otago, New Zealand, Wendy Robinson, Warwick University, and Richard Aldrich, Institute of Education. Fee: pound;11.50-pound;21.50. Details: Judy Morrison, 0171 612 6543.

JUNE 3

WORK AND EDUCATION

Organised by London Region Post-16 Network at the Institute of Education, London WC1, to explore how schools and colleges can help prepare young people for working life in the 21st century. The programme includes talks, discussion workshops and panel presentations. Fee: pound;120, pound;90 members. Details: Irene Kemp, Institute of Education, 55 Gordon Square, London WC1H ONU.

JUNE 3

FUNDING FOR FUN: THINKINGCREATIVELY ABOUT RESOURCES FOR CHILDREN'S PLAY

Organised by National Children's Bureau for interested professional staff at London Voluntary Resource Centre, London N7. Key speaker: Chris Smith, secretary of state for culture, media and sport. Fee: pound;170.38, pound;105.75 members. Details: 0171 843 604241.

JUNE 6

ASIAN FAMILIES HAVE THEIR SAY

Free conference for Asian families in the West Midlands organised by the Royal National Institute for the Blind at Exhall Grange School, Ash Green, Coventry. Speakers include: Robina Shah, author of The Silent Minority, who will outline her work with Asian children with disabilities. Details: Anita Purwaha, RNIB Asian Families Project, 01203 369559.

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