RESOLVING CONFLICT IN HOME AND SCHOOL
Noel Janis-Norton, learning and behaviour specialist, and her colleague Gillian Edwards give regular evening talks to parents and teachers on such topics as: successful strategies for coping with difficult children; dyslexia and dyspraxia; bullying, delinquency, truancy and school phobia. Venues: 6 Netherhall Gardens, London NW3, and 21 Kensington Park Gardens, London W11. First talk free, then Pounds 4 in advancePounds 5 on the door. Also on offer are parent guidance groups and tutoringstudy skills groups for all ages.
Details: 0171 485 4506.
Annual display at National Gallery of Scotland, Edinburgh, bequeathed by Henry Vaughan, who stipulated they should only be shown in January when daylight is at its weakest and is least likely to damage the works. Free admission. Details: 0131 556 8921.
JANUARY 18, FEBRUARY 6, MARCH 8, APRIL 5 AND MAY 10
ANTI-RACIST PRACTICE IS GOOD PRACTICE
Series of seminars organised by the Black Childcare Network, Early Childhood Unit and Early Years Trainers Anti-Racist Network, 5.15-6.45 pm. Venues: Lawn Lane Centre, London SW8 and Crowndale Centre, London NW1.
Topics include: "You can't play with us": dealing with racist incidents, and "Excluding black boys: the facts behind the statistics".
Fee: Pounds 25 all five or Pounds 7.50 each. Details: 0181 446 7056.
RED NOSE DAY
A free pack for schools is now available with ideas for fund-raising, sponsorship forms and information on where the money will be going. Also available is a free tape and pack, Riotous Assembly, containing two school assemblies led by a Comic Relief comedian, other Red Nose footage and teaching materials, plus a challenge to schools to devise their own Red Nose assembly. The best 50 will be published and the same comedian will do an assembly at two of the schools. Details: Comic Relief, First floor, 74 New Oxford Street, London WC1A 1EF.