The Literacy Assessment and Research Centre (formerly Birkbeck Literacy Centre) runs courses for teachers, educational psychologists, special needs teachers and speech and language therapists. They include: "Special needs: spelling - easy for some?", fee Pounds 120, and an advanced course, June 23-25, on "Assessment using the Literacy Assessment Battery", fee Pounds 850. Details: Dr Estelle Lewin or Dr Morag Stuart, 0171 612 6416.
JULY-AUGUST UNIVERSITY OF THE WEST INDIES: INTERNATIONAL SUMMER SCHOOL
Caribbean studies covering socio-historic, socio-cultural and socio-political issues, business, marine and environmental sciences, literature, music, dance, languages and linguistics at one of three campuses in Jamaica, Trinidad and TobagoBarbados. Educational and recreational visits are also organised. Details: Lileth Nelson, 001 809 799 1689, fax 001 809 977 1709; E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org JULY 9-11 FIRST AND SECOND WORLD WARS
A multicultural approach for key stage 2-4 teachers at the Imperial War Museum, Lambeth Road, London SE1. Fee: Pounds 20. Details: Anita Balkin, 0171 416 53295312.