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25th June 2004 at 01:00
Bront Museum

Until September 5

Four love letters Charlotte Bront wrote to married Belgian teacher Constantin Heger are now among the exhibits at the Bront Parsonage Museum, Haworth, West Yorkshire, on loan from the British Library. Heger ripped up all but one letter, but the fragments of the others have been reassembled.

They caused a sensation when published by The Times in 1913. The letters have returned to the parsonage for the first time since Charlotte posted them 160 years ago.

* Tel: 01535 642323 www.bronte.org.uk

Citizenship resources

July 23

The Aegis Trust is holding a training day for teachers and education authorities at the Trust, near Retford, Nottinghamshire, focusing on a refugee project nearby. Fee: pound;80; pound;30 refund with purchase of the Refuge teachers' resource pack.

* Tel: 01623 862592 Email: seminar@aegistrust.org www.aegistrust.org

Language and literacy

From September 16

The National Centre for Language and Literacy at Reading University is running courses on developing a Year 6 literacy booster programme (September 16) and improving standards in writing (September 29). Fee per course: pound;95; pound;85 members. l Tel: 0118 378 8820 www.ncll.org.uk

Italian A-level on site

September 27-May 27

The British Institute of Florence offers Italian Edexcel A-level over three terms with the exam being taken in June. Two hours of tuition a day are provided with additional classes according to need (students with some Italian may be able to start in term two). Help with accommodation is offered. Fee: 3,250 euro. Also available is a beginners' intensive living Italian course, September 27-December 17. Students immerse themselves in Florence's cultural life by going to concerts, films, museums and galleries. Fee: 1,750 euro.

* Tel: 00 39 055 26778200 Email: info@britishinstitute.it www.britishinstitute.it

ArtisanCam project

Pupils in Bradford are working with local artists to develop a website showing how artists create their work through sketching, photography, weblogs and webcams. The four themes - artists and performance; artists and community; artists and landscape; artists and craft - will each have a virtual sketchbook.

* Tel: 01274 435868 www.cultureonline.gov.ukprojectsartisan.asp

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