FEMALE SEXUAL ABUSE OF CHILDREN: WHAT WE KNOW NOW
Organised by Kidscape at Royal Geographical Society, Kensington, London SW7, to explore latest research and therapeutic ways to help. Speakers include: Jacquie Saradijan, author of Women Who Sexually Abuse Children: From Research to Clinical Practice; and Dr Estela Welldon, consultant psychotherapist and editor of Mother, Madonna, Whore, who will discuss maternal incest. Fee: Pounds 99.87. Details: 0171 730 3300.
PRACTICAL STUDENT RETENTION SOLUTIONS
SURVIVAL SKILLS FOR TEAM LEADERS IN A CHANGING WORLD Organised by National Association for Business Studies Education at Grimstock Country House Hotel, near Birmingham. The second conference will explore the future of further education following "restructuring, redundancies and no growth". Fee: Pounds 145, Pounds 110 members. Details: Louise Crump, 0121 776 7799.
SELECTIVE EDUCATION: AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY FOR ALL?
Organised by National Anti-Racist Movement in Education at Conway Hall, Red Lion Square, Holborn, London EC1. Speakers include: David Gillborn, London Institute of Education, author, with Caroline Gipps, of Recent Research on the Achievements of Ethnic Minority Pupils. Fee: Pounds 30, Pounds 25 members, Pounds 20 concessions. Details: Secretary, co Harish Dhokia, Coventry Technical College, The Butts, Coventry CV1 3GD.
MAY 12-16 DIVERSITY AND INTEGRATION: THE NEW EUROPEAN NETWORKING LANDSCAPE Eighth Joint European Networking conference organised by Trans-European Research and Education Networking Association at Edinburgh International Conference Centre. Fee: Pounds 340 (for Pounds 85, accompanying persons can join the opening reception, gala dinner, and a half-day tour of Edinburgh Crystal and Glenkinchie Distillery). Accommodation available at preferential rates. On May 16, networking experts will run three full-day tutorials. Fee: Pounds 120. Details: Concorde Services Ltd, 0141 331 0123; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org MAY 22
MAKING SENSE OF VALUES IN LEARNING
Organised by Careers Research and Advisory Centre at Great Western Royal Hotel, London W2, for senior and middle management in schools and interested professional bodies and businesses. It will explore ways of integrating citizenship into the curriculum and lifelong learning. Speakers include: Dr Nick Tate, chief executive, School Curriculum and Assessment Authority; and Marianne Talbot, Brasenose College, Oxford, and SCAA adviser. Fee: Pounds 146.88 (Pounds 15 discount for members). Details: 01223 460277.