JANUARY 8, 30 AND FEBRUARY 13
OLDER AND BOLDER: EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES FOR THE OVER-50s Organised by NIACE, the national organisation for adult learning, at Bristol University, Newcastle Civic Centre and Imperial Hotel, Llandudno, respectively. Fee: Pounds 100 each. Details: Phil Hughes, 0116 255 1451.
JANUARY 21 THE FORGOTTEN CLASSROOM
Organised by Young Minds, the children's mental health charity, at Britannia Street Conference Centre, 27 Brittania Street, London WC1. It will look at developing practical solutions to prevent children becoming overlooked or excluded. Speakers: Professor Ron Davie, educational and child psychologist, and Professor Tim Brighouse, chief education officer, Birmingham. Fee: Pounds 70, Pounds 50 members, 20 per cent student discount. Details: 0171 336 8445.
JANUARY 23, FEBRUARY 20, MARCH 11, APRIL 17, JUNE 5 EXPLORING ADULT AGENDAS IN FURTHER EDUCATION
The national organisation for adult learning, NIACE, has organised the following seminars at the Ibis Hotel, Birmingham: issues in accreditation and qualifications for adult learning; outreach in rural and urban settings; part-time students and part-time staff; resource-based learning and adult students; and learning cities, learning towns. Fee: Pounds 100 each. Details: Philippa Cattell, 0116 255 1451.
PARTNERSHIP MEANS POWER-SHARING
Organised by and held at Pen Green Centre for Under Fives and Their Families, Corby, Northamptonshire. It will explore working with parents in early childhood education and social work settings. Speakers include: Phil Hope, chair, Northants Equal Opportunities Committee, and Margy Whalley, director of research development and training base, PGC, and there will be workshops by parents and PGC staff. Fee: Pounds 99.87. Details: Margy Whalley, 01536 400068.