HIGHER EDUCATION ENTRY, CORE SKILLS AND THE AWARD SCHEME. Organised by the Award Scheme Development and Accreditation Network (ASDAN) at Liverpool Hope University College. Opening address by Dr Martin Carey, dean of LHUC. Fee: Pounds 98.70. Details: Tara Perry, 0117 923 9843.
SUPPORTING SPECIAL EDUCATIONAL NEEDS ACROSS EUROPE
Organised at Liverpool University by its professional development unit and sponsored by Merseyside National Association of Special Educational Needs. Special educators from Britain, Germany and Holland will examine differing approaches to value added evaluation, remediation and therapy in special needs work. Fee: Pounds 55. Details: Florence Gersten, 0151 794 2479.
HOMELESSNESS THROUGH THE EYES OF A CHILD
Organised at the Centennial Centre, Birmingham by the city's housing department and the psychiatry department, Birmingham University. It will deliver the findings of new research funded by the Nuffield Foundation, which identifies high levels of mental health problems among homeless children and their parents. Fee: Pounds 105 plus VAT (includes copy of the research paper which normally costs Pounds 55). Details: Graham Brownsell, 0121 235 3335.