13th November 1998 at 00:00
DECEMBER 1: THE CHANGING ROLE OF HEADSHIP. Organised by Stands for Education at a London venue. Speakers include: Margaret Hodge education junior minister; and Howard Green, professional officer with the headship team at the Teacher Training Agency. Fee: Pounds 169 plus VAT. Details: 0117 983 8800.

DECEMBER 2: MAKING LEARNING SMART: TRACKING THROUGH TECHNOLOGY. Organised by Association for Schools' Science, Engineering and Technology at Rutherford Conference Centre, Institute of Physics, 76 Portland Place, London W1. Topics include: using technology to "empower and customise learning" and provide management information.

Speakers include: Bill Lucas, chief executive, Royal Society of Arts' Campaign for Learning. Fee: Pounds 150 plus VAT. Details: Careers Research and Advisory Centre, 01223 460277; e-mail: DECEMBER 2: THE COGNITIVE CLASSROOM PROJECT. Organised by TransForm, the education design and development organisation, at Fairlawns Hotel, Aldridge, West Midlands, 2-4.30pm. Second in a series designed to update participants on a national project, which aims to raise achievement through the structured development of children's thinking. Fee: Pounds 40. Details: Mike Jeffries, 01543 673798; e-mail: DECEMBER 5: PRIDE IN EDUCATION. Organised by the National Union of Teachers at The Mechanics' Institute, Manchester, on the theme, "Equality for pupils in a supportive school environment". Fee: Pounds 90, up to Pounds 40 members. Details: Karen Robinson, 0171 380 4719.

DECEMBER 9: MODERN LANGUAGES AWARENESS DAY. Organised for Year 11 and 12 students by modern languages departments at these schools: Royal Grammar, Wycombe High, John Hampden Grammar, Sir William Borlase's Grammar and Wycombe Abbey. Venue: Lancaster Arts Centre, Wycombe Abbey School. Individual observers from schools outside South Buckinghamshire welcome. The university courses and jobs open to language graduates will be explored. Details: Wendy Woo, 01494 520381.

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