DRAMA SKILLS FOR ENGLISH TEACHERS Organised by Arts on the Move at Village Hotel and Leisure Club, Hyde, Cheshire. The first is aimed at nursery and primary teachers and the second at key stage 2-4 teachers. Both include free teacher pack. Fee: Pounds 50 per course. Details: Alison Chaplin, 0161 881 0868.
DRUGS IN SCHOOLS: ARE WE MAKING PROGRESS?
Organised by Professor David Harvey for teachers, school nurses and anyone concerned with the drug education of children at Institute of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Queen Charlotte's and Chelsea Hospital, London W6. Topics include: is urine testing ethical?; Ecstasy; volatile solvent abuse; trends in drug abuse in schools and their legal implications. Fee: Pounds 55. Details: 0181 383 3904; e-mail: email@example.com NOVEMBER 10
TEACHING HANDWRITING: THE BASICS Lectures and practical workshops for primary teachers at Institute of Education, 20 Bedford Way, London WC1. Tutors: Dr Sheila Henderson, reader in psychology and special needs at the Institute; Beverly Scheib, teacher, special needs consultant and co-author of a literacy programme; Jane Taylor, occupational therapist. Fee: Pounds 50. Details: Graham Tarrant, 0171 612 658991.
IMPLEMENTING INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY IN MATHEMATICS Residential course organised by the Association of Teachers of Mathematics at Bristol University, which aims to help teachers create an action plan to be implemented in the classroom and examine the impact of IT on best practice. Fee: Pounds 20. Details: 01332 346599.