THE KIDS AREN'T ALRIGHT
Organised by St Edmundsbury Borough Council at the Park Court Hotel, London W2, to explore children's health and fitness issues.Speakers include: Dr Mayer Hillman, Policy Studies Institute; Imogen Sharp, director, National Heart Forum; and Professor Neil Armstrong, director, Children's Health and Exercise Research Centre, Exeter University. Fee: Pounds 135, Pounds 110 members (plus VAT). Details: 01491 874222.
BEING AN EFFECTIVE HEAD OF DEPARTMENT
Organised by Liverpool John Moores University at Holmefield House, I M Marsh Campus. Lesley Hagon, educational management consultant and OFSTED inspector, will explore the role of middle managers and the skills required to lead successful curriculum teams. Fee: Pounds 65. Details: John Latham, 0151 231 5261.
PRIMARY SCHOOLS AND BUSINESSES: THE MUTUAL BENEFITS OF PARTNERSHIP
Organised by Careers Research and Advisory Centre at Bolton Moat House. Speakers include: Malcolm Brigg, national education adviser, Department for Education and Employment; Gerry Fitzhenry, chief executive, Bolton City Challenge Partnership; and David Hart, general secretary, National Association of Head Teachers. Fee: Pounds 293.75, Pounds 246.75 (academic institutions and CRAC corporate members). Non-residential and day rates. Details: 01223 460277.
UK YEAR OF THE COMMONWEALTH
The Council for Education in World Citizenship's broadsheet set on the Commonwealth can be followed up in an Internet conference on www.campus.bt.comCampusWorldpubcewcdiscuss_common.html. Join in the debate on what the Commonwealth is, and should be, doing to promote human rights, economic development, democracy and peace. Broadsheets, Pounds 2 each from: 0171 329 1711.