Organised by Learning Research Development Group at Britannia Hotel, Birmingham, to examine trends in college human resource planning, management and development and the role of learning resources. Speakers include: Tony Pitcher, principal and chief executive, South East Essex College. Fee: Pounds 95, Pounds 75 subscribers. Details: Jenny Cronin, 01625 433116.
NOVEMBER 7-MARCH 6 HOW TO DO DRUGS!
Hope UK, a national drugs education charity, is running Drugnet conferences and workshops for youth workers. Presentations will deal with attitudes and techniques and provide training and materials. Venues include: Plymouth, Eastbourne, Leicester, Blackpool,Camden (London NW1), Southwark (SE1), Olympia (W14) and Chessington, Surrey. Details: Liz Wynyard or Lindsay Taylor, 0171 928 0848.
FEBRUARY 25-27 LIFELONG LEARNING: INSIDE AND OUTSIDE SCHOOLS
Organised by European Research Institute for Lifelong Learning at Bremen University, Germany. Details: Dr Eva Kammler, Bremen University, 00 49 421 218 3162; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
APRIL 12-16 SHARING RESEARCH IN EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION: CALL FOR PAPERS
Symposia at this international conference at Warwick University will include: constructing and deconstructing childhood; learning and problem solving in early childhood; developing scientific, mathematical or technological thinking; and national policies and training frameworks. Abstracts of approximately 300 words are invited by October 31. Details: Elizabeth Coates, 01203 523800; registration, Donna Jay, 01203 523800.