SHAKESPEARE IN THE CONTEMPORARY CLASSROOM
Organised by Globe Education and London Institute of Education at Globe Education Centre and Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, Bear Gardens, London SE1. Participants will include teachers, student teachers and actors. Key speaker: Rex Gibson, editor, Cambridge School Shakespeare series. Workshops include: the possibilities and demands of working on the Globe stage led by Lucy Bailey, who directed The Maid's Tragedy. Fee: Pounds 20, Pounds 15 students. Details: Fiona Banks, GE, 0171 928 6342.
PARENTS AND CHILDREN: PARTICIPANTS IN CHANGE
Organised for anyone interested in special needs by Forum for the Advancement of Educational Therapy and Therapeutic Teaching at St Alban's Centre, Baldwin's Gardens, Holborn, London EC1. Speakers: Neil Dawson and Brenda McHugh, teachers in charge and family therapists, Marlborough Education Unit, London. Fee: Pounds 10, Pounds 5 members payable at the door. Details about FAETT: 0181 998 4224 (evenings).
EXPLORING THE POTENTIAL OF THE AFRICAN CARIBBEAN CHILD
Organised for educators and parents by Walsall Education and Walsall Black Sisters Collective at Education Development Centre, Rushall, Walsall. Speakers include: Robert Beckford, lecturer in black theology, Queen's College, Birmingham, and Tim Howard, corporate director, Walsall. Fee: Pounds 55, Pounds 30 Walsall education authority, parents free (apply through school). Free creche available. Details: Dorothy James, 01922 649852.