Conferences

29th September 1995 at 01:00
OCTOBER 4. ON COURSE FOR SUCCESS IN GEOGRAPHY. Organised by and held at the Royal Geographical Society, 1 Kensington Gore, London SW7 for A-level geography students. Topics include: Pacific Asia, global warming, soil erosion and common mistakes in A-level geography exams. Fee: Pounds 5. Details: Alison Glazebrook, 0171 589 5466.

OCTOBER 14

INFANTS, CAREGIVERS AND THE BEGINNINGS OF COMMUNICATION

Organised by Goldsmiths Association for Early Childhood at Goldsmiths College, London University, SE14. Professor Colwyn Trevarthen, Edinburgh University, is the main speaker and there will be workshops on aspects of language development, story props and outdoor play. Fee: Pounds 27.50 (includes membership fee to end of 1996), Pounds 17.50 members. Details: Geva Blenkin, 0171 919 7338.

OCTOBER 17

THE ROLE OF TRUSTEES IN SCHOOLS AND COLLEGES

Organised by Winckworth Pemberton Solicitors in association with Church of England National Society and the Edmund Plowden Trust at Wesley's Chapel, City Road, London EC1. Speakers include: Derek Worlock, Archbishop of Liverpool, Michael Thatcher, head of education law at Winckworth's, and Mike Spearking, Department for Education and Employment. Heads, governors and LEA officers welcome. Fee: Pounds 99.88. Details: Roger Fitton, 0171 593 5000.

OCTOBER 17-18

APPRAISAL - CONSISTENCY AND CONTINUITY

Organised by Kent County Appraisal Team at Bridgewood Manor Hotel, Rochester. Speakers include: Alan Evans, co-author of the National Evaluation, Duncan Graham, chair of the National Steering Group, and Anthea Millett, Teacher Training Agency. Fee: Pounds 250, Pounds 150 non-residential. Details: Brian Scragg, 01622 672202.

OCTOBER 17

FROM INSPIRATION TO REALITY: OPENING UP ADVENTURE TO ALL

Organised by Foundation for Outdoor Adventure and the National Association for Outdoor Education at Novotel, Sheffield City Centre. Speakers: Judy Ling Wong, director, Black Environment Network, and David Parker, director of quality and development, Prince's Trust Volunteers. Fee: Pounds 45. Details: Elaine Willis, 01203 675575.

FEBRUARY 24-25

MUSIC AND THE PSYCHE II

Follow-up conference to one held in June organised by London's City University. Speakers will include: Brian Eno of Queen, and Paul Robertson, presenter of Channel 4's Music and the Brain. Proposals are invited by September 30 for workshops and lectures on specialist topics such as initiatives for improving holistic musical awareness within the classroom, and gender and musical consciousness. Details: fax 0181 441 5756.

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