WORKING TOGETHER: NVQs AND BUSINESS
Organised by Royal Society of Arts Examinations Board at Cabot Hall, Canary Wharf, London, for training, personnel and human resources managers and directors. Speakers include: Dr Kim Howells, parliamentary under secretary of state for lifelong learning. Fee: Pounds 125 plus VAT. Details: 01203 470033.
HUMAN RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES IN THE CLASSROOM
Organised by Education in Human Rights Network at National Union of Teachers, Mabledon Place, London WC1. Speakers: Audrey Osler, Birmingham University, and Steve Sinnott, deputy general secretary, NUT. Workshops include: anti-bullying, refugee students, teaching about democracy and controversial issues. Fee: Pounds 15. Details: Richard Bourne, Institute of Education, 0171 580 1122.
THE EASTERN EUROPEAN EDUCATION MARKET
Organised by J H Allen International Management Consultants in Birmingham. Speakers include: Dr Polyxeni Papadaki, Athens University, and Phil Hewitt, business school, University of Central Lancashire. Fee: Pounds 149 plus VAT (includes report). Details: 01564 822702 or e-mail: email@example.com NOVEMBER 15
MAKING THE SYSTEM WORK
Organised by the Campaign for State Education at Leeds University for parents, teachers, governors and councillors. Speakers include: Keith Hedger, senior adviser, Shropshire, and Joan Sallis, CASE president and TES columnist. Fee: Pounds 35, Pounds 15 members. Details: 0181 944 8206 (telfax).
AN UPDATE IN EDUCATION LAW
Organised by Education Law Association at The Wellcome Trust, 1 Park Square West, London NW1. Fee: Pounds 75, Pounds 40 members, Pounds 30 schoolsvoluntary organisations. Details: Sue Gold, 0181 445 6747.
WORLD VOICES IN EDUCATION
Organised by Voluntary Service Overseas Teachers' Networks at Harborne Hall, Birmingham, to explore the work of classroom visitors from different cultures. Workshops include: Alex Pascal on Caribbean folk arts and Lucky Moyo from Zimbabwean singing group Black Umfolosi. Fee: Pounds 50 organisations, Pounds 30 individuals, Pounds 10 unwaged. Details: Eleanor Kercher, 0181 780 7512.