CURRENT DEVELOPMENTS IN EUROPEAN POLITICS
Organised by Hansard Society for teachers of politics, general studies and personal and social education at the UK Office of the European Parliament, 2 Queen Anne's Gate, London SW1. Speakers include: Lord Tomlinson MEP, and Dr Alexandra Ashbourne, Centre for European Reform, on topics such as "The European Elections 1999" and "The European dimension in the national curriculum". Fee: Pounds 45 (inc resource pack). Details: Melanie Lombard, 0171 955 6237.
STRATEGIES FOR SUCCESS
Conference and exhibition, focusing on support for pupils with special educational needs, organised by Norfolk Psychological Service at Jarvis International Hotel, near Norwich. More than 50 exhibitors will display published materials including information technology and there is a seminar programme. Free admission. Details: Ian Rix, 01553 764706.
SUPPORTING VULNERABLE CHILDREN IN SCHOOL
RECENT GOVERNMENT INITIATIVES TO PREVENT AND REDUCE EXCLUSION FROM SCHOOL
Organised by the National Children's Bureau at the Royal York Hotel, York, and Millbank Media Centre, London SW1, respectively. The first will explore how social services departments, schools and local education authorities can collaborate to tackle challenging behaviour and reduce exclusion. Fee: Pounds 105.75-Pounds 170.38 each (10 per cent discount if attending both). Details: Kate O'Shea, 0171 843 60426009.
EDUCATION FOR CHILDREN WITH AUTISM
Organised by University of Hertfordshire's Centre for Autism at The Fielder Centre, Hatfield, Hertfordshire. Fee: Pounds 35. Details: Lucy Owen, 01707 285726285739 or e-mail: L.J.Owen@herts.ac.uk