EDUCATION MARKET PLACE FOR OUR CHILDREN
The African Caribbean Attainment Project invites interested people to a display of books, posters, crafts, clubsafter-school activities, careers and more at Ross Wyld Hall, Church Hill, Walthamstow, London E17, 11am-4pm.
JULY 1 AND SEPTEMBER 23
NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF LAY INSPECTORS
Meetings to introduce the aims and work of NALIS and the Office for Standards in Education to lay inspectors will be held at 2pm at St Mary Redcliffe and Temple School, Somerset Square, Bristol, and Westminster Central Hall, Storey's Gate, Westminster, London SW1. Details: 0181 668 7078.
SHARING PRACTICE IN EARLY YEARS
Equality Learning Centre open day and exhibition of resources for play and learning for early years' workers at London Voluntary Resource Sector Resource Centre, 356 Holloway Road, London N7, 10am-5pm. Free cr che available, 10.30-2.30 pm, bookable in advance. Music workshops, 5.15-6.30pm, will include drumming and percussion with Pato Fuentes, bookable in advance. Details: Penny Kenway, 0171 700 8127.
LEARNING FOR THE 21ST CENTURY
Interactive workshop on student-centred learning in Australia at the Institute of Education, Cambridge, led by Dr Donna Brandes, director of Fremantle Education Centre, Western Australia. It will include a video of Australian teachers and students using SCL; suggestions on how to implement it; and a new educational game which is sweeping Western Australia. Fee: Pounds 45. Details: 01223 69631.
JULY 6 AND 11
BASIC SKILLS IN SCHOOLS - DEVELOPING NEW INITIATIVES
Heads from secondary schools in England and Wales are invited to join a Basic Skills Agency consultation exercise to consider how to help to improve the performance of pupils who struggle with reading, writing and basic maths. Morning meetings will be held at the Park Hotel, Cardiff, and the CBI Conference Centre, Centrepoint, London W1, and there will be eight regional meetings from September. Details: Alison Isles, 0171 405 4017.