TESTeacher is looking for KS1-2 classroom practitioners to join its posters reader panel. We will send you our magazine each week for you to tell us what you think of the posters, how you use them and how we can make them better. If you would like to be consideredEmail: firstname.lastname@example.org or write to Poster Panel, TES Teacher at the address on page 3. Please enclose a CV.
Deadline is November 3.
OCTOBER 18-NOVEMBER 1
OFF THE SHELF
Best-selling authors Kevin Crossley-Holland, Geraldine McCaughrean, Tracy Chevalier and Jake Arnott, Children's Laureate Michael Morpurgo, poet John Cooper Clarke, actors Martin Jarvis and Timothy West and ex-Monty Python Terry Jones are among those giving talks and readings at Sheffield's annual literature festival. Also featured are film guru Barry Norman, cartoonist Steve Bell and reporter Kate Adie, exhibitions, competitions and cartoon and rap workshops for children.
Tel: 0114 273 4400; Email: email@example.com www.offtheshelf.org.uk
OCTOBER 24-NOVEMBER 21
This national creativity awards programme for young people aged 26 and under, run by Topshop and Dazed and Confused magazine, is embarking on its second year. Seminars with high-profile speakers from creative fields and parties with live bands will be run in Leeds, Manchester, Bristol, Nottingham, Birmingham, Edinburgh and Glasgow to enlist the next generation of creative talent to enter original work across six award categories (photography, music, fashion design, illustrationdesign, creative writing and film). Closing date: January 12. The judging panel includes David Bailey and Katherine Hamnett. Prizes include work placements with Dazed and Confused's editorial team and Topshop's design team. Entry forms from www.confused.co.uk or www.ideageneration.co.uk Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
NOVEMBER 6-DECEMBER 9
Stands for Education is running a course called "How to maximise examination success in ASA2 mathematics" in London, November 6 and December 9; Birmingham, November 26; and Manchester, November 27. A course "How to maximise examination success in GCSE mathematics" will be held in London, November 4 and December 5; Birmingham, November 26; and Manchester, November 27. Fee: pound;225 exc VAT per course.
Tel: 0117 983 8800; www.sfe.co.uk