Organised by United Kingdom Reading Association at American Community School, Cobham, Surrey. Speakers: Malcolm Johnson, senior lecturer in language and reading education, Bradford and Ilkley Community College, and Lyn Wendon, originator of Letterland. Choice of workshops. Fee: Pounds 15, Pounds 10 members. Details: Kay Alderdice, 0932 867251 ext. 279.
JANUARY 19,25, FEBRUARY 1,15, AND MARCH 1,15 CHILDREN'S READING AND BOOKS Series of conferences at Liverpool Institute of Higher Education kicking off with "Hey diddle diddle, let's have a riddle! Language activities for the under fives" led by Janet Evans, professional studies department, LIHE. Other topics include: teaching mathsmulticultural education to young children through stories and music; and "Reading: the future" led by Henrietta Dombey, Brighton University. Fee: Pounds 40 each. Details: Alex Hogg, 051-737 3387.
JANUARY 21 INSPECTION: A TWO-WAY PROCESS Organised by Incorporated Society of Musicians at School of Oriental and African Studies, London WC1 for music teachers of key stages 2-4. Speakers include: Dr Janet Mills, HMI, and Marjorie Glynne-Jones, OFSTED inspector. Fee: Pounds 56, Pounds 38 members, optional lunch Pounds 5.50. Details: 071-629 4413.