* Primary teachers, advisers, inspectors, teacher trainers and development education practitioners are invited to Global perspectives tried and tested: sharing our practice and communicating it to policy makers at Harborne Hall, Birmingham, October 30-November 1. Organised by Voluntary Service Overseas, the aim is to communicate ideas to the Department for Education and the Qualifications and Curriculum Authority. The fee is on a sliding scale Pounds 30-Pounds 60 and funding is available for travel. Details: Eleanor Kercher, 317 Putney Bridge Road, London SW15 2PN, tel: 0181 780 7308; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org * Annual general meeting of the Development Education Association, 356 Holloway Road, London N7, November 2. Details: 0171 490 8108.