MAY 22 TEACHING FOR LEARNING. Organised by Brislington School at Ashton Court Mansion, Bristol. Key speaker: Alistair Smith, freelance trainer and consultant, on recent research about the brain, learning and memory.Plus seminars on: practical strategies for multiple learning in the classroom; and designing tasks for effective learning. Fee: Pounds 135. Details: Diane Fidler, 0117 977 3661.
MAY 22 MAKING SENSE OF VALUESIN LEARNING
Organised by Careers Research and Advisory Centre, Centre for Citizenship Studies in Education, Leicester University, School Curriculum and Assessment Authority and Community Service Volunteers at Great Western Royal Hotel, London W2. Speakers include: Dr Nick Tate, SCAA chief executive; and Marianne Talbot, Brasenose College, Oxford, and SCAA adviser. Fee: Pounds 125 plus VAT. Details: Lisa Rudd, 01223 460277; e-mail: conference CRAC.org.UK; Website: http:www.crac.org.ukcrac MAY 23 BRIGHT SPARKS: A SHINING EXAMPLE FOR EARLY YEARS SERVICES
Organised by Daycare Trust and Kirklees Early Years Service at Dewsbury Minster, Kirklees, to explore working with parents on early literacy and numeracy. Speakers include: Ann Taylor; and Ruth Baldwin, KEYS and OFSTED. Fee: Pounds 50, Pounds 35 members (discounts available if two delegates from same organisation). Details: Barbara Arnold, 0171 405 5617.