KEYBOARDS IN THE CLASSROOM
Organised by and held at Goldsmiths' College, University of London, SE14, for key stage 23 teachers. Topics include: group teaching, management and interaction; assessing levels and skills and coping with mixed ability; repertoire for beginners and restarters; and teaching approaches for teenage beginners. Fee: Pounds 30. Details: Angela Dixon, 0171 919 7229.
BEYOND THE FACTS: GENDER, SEXUALITY AND SEX EDUCATION
Organised by and held at Professional Development Services, Nottingham University School of Education. Course leaders: Rosanna Brown, who works for North Derbyshire Health Authority with a specific remit for young people's sexual health, and Max Biddulph, lecturer, teacher and trainer at Nottingham University. Fee: Pounds 47.50. Details: Doreen Herrod, 01602 515151.
MARCH 7,8,14,15,22 AND 30
Organised by South Eastern Museums Education Unit at a variety of museums in London to demonstrate how museums can be used to support science in schools. Funded by London Boroughs Grants Committee, the courses are free to teachers, although a Pounds 10 registration fee is required to cover buffet lunch and refreshments. Details: John Yorath, SEMEU, 0171 717 1245.
PLAYING WITH FIRE - CONFRONTING CONFLICT
Introduction to a training manual on the creative uses of conflict, aimed at training officers, youth workers, teachers and youth and community workers. Fee: Pounds 75 statutory organisations, Pounds 60 voluntary organisations, Pounds 30 unwaged. London venue. Details: Leap Confronting Conflict, The LAB, 8 Lennox Road, Finsbury Park, London N4 3NW, 0171 272 5630.