FEBRUARY 9, MARCH 6, 15 HIGHER EDUCATION ENTRY, CORE SKILLS AND THE AWARD SCHEME Introductory seminars for staff preparing students for HE entry organised by Award Scheme Development and Accreditation Network in London, Bristol and Huddersfield. Respective opening addresses by Dr Michael Young, London Institute of Education; Brian Fletcher, Coombeshead College, Devon; and John Hammond, National Council for Vocational Qualifications. Fee: Pounds 98.70 including VAT. Details: Sally Murphy, 0117 923 9843.
FEBRUARY 13 GNVQ DELIVERY: PERFORMING ARTS AND ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRIES Organised by the dance section of NATFHE (the university and college lecturers' union) in the Purcell Room, South Bank, London SE1. Aimed at performing arts centres and 1996 pilot centres. Speakers include: Paddy O'Hagan, principal GNVQ adviser, National Council for Vocational Qualifications. Fee: Pounds 60. Details: Vivien Gear, 01244 345741.
FEBRUARY 27 AND MARCH 18 DEALING WITH WORKPLACE BULLYING IN SCHOOLS Two-day seminar organised by and held at University of Central Lancashire for teachers and other professionals in primary and secondary schools. Speakers include: Vicky Merchant, chair of National Harassment Network. Fee: Pounds 150 plus VAT. Details: Jane Johnson, 01772 8922535.
FEBRUARY 28 THE FUTURE FOR PUPILS WITH EMOTIONAL AND BEHAVIOURAL DIFFICULTIES Organised by Association of Workers for Children with Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties at Lindsworth School, Birmingham. Teachers, advisers and educational officers welcome. Fee: Pounds 45, Pounds 25 members. Details: Wendy Evans, 0121 628 9009.