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3rd March 2006 at 00:00
ICT in maths

March-April

The Mathematical Association and Association of Teachers of Mathematics is organising a series of roadshows on embedding ICT in maths teaching.

Participants will be able to try ICT materials, most of them free.

www.m-a.org.ukroadshows

Architecture seminars

March 6-9

This is Architecture, a series of free evening seminars investigating how architecture is presented to the public, will take place at the Architecture Foundation, The Yard, 49 Old Street, London EC1V 9HX, 6pm (for a 6.30pm start). The seminars include "Underage Architecture", March 8, when a panel will discuss how children can be taught about contemporary architecture. Panellists include Sally Tallant, head of education at the Serpentine Gallery, and Catherine Smith, education officer, Open House.

Tel: 020 7253 3334

www.architecturefoundation.org.uk

Thematic curriculum

March 31

Teaching a thematic curriculum is a conference at the Teacher Development Centre, Oldbury, West Midlands, organised by Wednesbury Learning Community and the STAR Project (a partnership between Wednesbury schools). Fee: Pounds 80.

Tel: Elaine Benbow, 0121 556 0854

Email: elaine.benbow@mestycroft.sandwell.sch.uk

www.thestarproject.net

Drama for the future

April 11-13

International drama conference organised by National Drama at Winchester University. Speakers include Patrick Sandford, artistic director, Nuffield Theatre, Southampton, on why theatre is important to young people, and Pam Bowell, Kingston University, on the "teacher as artist". Non-residential fee: pound;280; pound;230 members.

Tel:01692 650066

www.nationaldrama.co.uk

Science competition

Opens March 10

In the Science of Tomorrow competition, 11 to 18-year-olds are asked to imagine what types of medical research scientists will be working on in the next 50 years. What progress will have been made and what will the new challenges be? Entries can be submitted by post or at info.cancerresearchuk.org

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