SEPTEMBER 26 MEETING DIVERSE NEEDS: PROMOTING EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES IN A MULTI-ETHNIC SOCIETY
Organised by West Glamorgan County Council at County Hall, Swansea, as part of BP's "Aiming for a College Education" initiative. Speakers include: Aileen Haskell, senior executive officer for Wales, Commission for Racial Equality; and Stella Dadzie, author of Black Adult Learners - A Practical Guide. Fee: Pounds 20 (bursaries for unwaged). Details: Alison Jenner, Job Review Unit, YMCA, The Kingsway, Swansea SA1 5JQ.
SEPTEMBER 28-29 OUT OF THE FRAME:THE GALLERY AS EDUCATIONAL PUBLISHER
Organised by National Association for Gallery Education at the Tate Gallery, London SW1, to survey a variety of gallery projects. Speakers include: Bob Stein, Voyager Company (USA), on putting the Louvre and the Musee d'Orsay on to CD-Rom; and Ailsa Barry, Multi-media Corporation UK, who will introduce a multi-media project evolved by the Arts Technology Centre, in collaboration with deaf photographers. Fee: Pounds 100, Pounds 60 members, or Pounds 60, Pounds 40 members for one day. Details: Jacky Harding, 0171 328 0136.
SEPTEMBER 29-30 AND OCTOBER 1 MEDIUMS OF CHANGE:THE ARTS IN AFRICA '95
Presented by The Royal African Society at the Brunei Gallery, School of Oriental and African Studies, London WC1, as part of Africa95, Britain's autumn festival of African arts. Key speaker: Wole Soyinka, Nigerian playwright, poet and Nobel Laureate. Fee: Pounds 125, Pounds 100 members, Pounds 35 students. Details: 0171 323 6253.
OCTOBER 3 EDUCATIONAL PROVISION FOR CHILDREN WITH SPEECH AND LANGUAGE IMPAIRMENTS
Organised by AFASIC, the charity for children with speech impairments, and I CAN at Great Western Royal Hotel, Paddington, London W2. It will include a presentation by the Office for Standards in Education (OFSTED) of its report on monitoring the implementation and impact of the code of practice on special educational needs over the last year. Fee: Pounds 75, Pounds 50 professional members, Pounds 25 parent members. Details: Carol Lingwood, 01273 501205.
OCTOBER 3 HARNESSING NEW TECHNOLOGY TO PROMOTE LEARNING
Organised by Open Learning Federation Midlands and Southwest at Royal Swallow Hotel, Bristol. Speakers include: Margaret Bell, chief executive, National Council for Educational Technology. Workshops will include the use of new technology for the visually and hearing impaired. Fee: Pounds 105, Pounds 85 members. Details: Adam Casseldon, 0117 9630920.
OCTOBER 5 CAREERS EDUCATION AND GUIDANCE
Organised by Careers Research and Advisory Centre at CBI Conference Centre, London WC1. Speakers include: John Harradence, careers service branch, Department for Education and Employment; Olivia Grant, chief executive, Tyneside Training and Enterprise Council, and Simon Surtees, deputy principal careers adviser, Richmond Careers Service. Fee: Pounds 135.13. Details: 01223 460277. Accommodation reservations: 0171 372 2001 (quote "CEG95").
NOVEMBER 19-21 WOMEN IN EDUCATION MANAGEMENT: WAYS TO PROGRESS
Organised by Dutch Foundation for Women in Education Management and Dutch Association of School Managers at the RAI Congress Centre, Amsterdam. It will be opened by Tineke Netelenbos, Dutch State Secretary for Education, Culture and Science. Speakers include: Jessica Larive, member of European Parliament. Details: 0031 3405 94122.