SCHOOL WORSHIP: THE CHALLENGE
Organised by the College of Preceptors Metropolitan Region at St Joseph's Primary School, Wandsworth, London SW18, to examine practical issues involved in planning and delivering meaningful worship. Key speaker: John Logan, Religious Education Centre, Brunel University College, plus key stage workshops led by successful practitioners. Fee: Pounds 50. Details: Arthur Spikins, 0181 568 0701.
PRIMARY AND SECONDARY TRANSFER
Organised by Bilingualism, Languages and Education Network at Hughes Parry Hall, London University, 19-26 Cartwright Gardens, WC1. Professor Maurice Galton will review issues on transfer between key stage 2 and 3 in the light of his ORACLE project. Fee: Pounds 65. Details: Course administrator, 0181 883 0237 (telfax).
SUPPORTING STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT
Organised by National Association for Managers of Student Services in Colleges at Bosworth Hall Hotel, Market Bosworth, Warwickshire. The association acts as a forum for discussion and debate between student services managers in further education and sixth form colleges on such topics as guidance, counselling, accommodation, childcare and finance. Fee: Pounds 210, Pounds 195 members (non-residential and day rates available). Details: Tina Philp, 01761 462503.
RIGHT FROM THE START: LET'S TALK
Organised by Scope in association with the National Children's Bureau at Queen Mary and Westfield College, Medical Sciences Building, London E1. Parents, disabled people and professionals are invited to work together to make it right from the start for disabled children. Fee: Pounds 90-Pounds 105 (plus VAT) according to number of delegates from each organisation. Details: 0171 843 6042.
SUPPORTING THE SCHOOL AGE CHILD WITH MEDICAL NEEDS
Organised by Midlands branch of the Association of Workers for Children with Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties at Lindsworth Centre, Monyhull Hall Road, Kings Norton, Birmingham. Topics include: childhood diabetes; epilepsy; asthma; the role of the hospital school; sickle cell disease and thalassemia; allergy management; and home tuition service. Fee: Pounds 30. Details: Wendy Evans, 0121 628 9009.
WIDENING PARTICIPATION: THE SCHOOL'S ROLE IN CREATING LEARNING COMMUNITIES
Organised by Community Education Development Centre at Birmingham Repertory Theatre for heads, senior managers and governors of community schools. Speakers include: Bruce Douglas, Secondary Heads' Association; and George Gyte, Teacher Training Agency. Fee: Pounds 95, Pounds 47.50 National School and Community Network members. Details: 01203 638660.