PARLIAMENTARY SELECTCOMMITTEE REPORT ON FURTHER EDUCATION: CHALLENGES FORTHE SECTOR Organised by National Association for Business Studies Education at Euston Plaza Hotel, London WC1. Speakers include: Margaret Hodge MP, chair, Select Committee; and Lord Bryan Davies, chair, Further Education Funding Council. Fee: Pounds 150, Pounds 125 members. Details:0121 776 7799.
SEPTEMBER 12 CAREER DEVELOPMENT FORWRITERS
Organised by the Writers' Guild of Great Britain (London and South-east branch) at The Linnaen Society, Burlington House, London W1.Topics include market opportunities, producing your play on the fringe, writing treatments for television, fundraising, tax returns and protecting your copyright. Fee: Pounds 7, or Pounds 5 for members. Details: LaurenceOxenbury or Lisa Fortescue, 0171 723 8074.
SEPTEMBER 12-13 LEARNING DIFFICULTIES: THE PHYSICAL FACTORS
Organised by Keith Holland and Associates at Cheltenham and Gloucester College, Cheltenham, for anyone interested, but particularly teachers and educational psychologists. Experts will speak on suchtopics as physical structure,neuro-developmental delay, auditory processing, nutrition and vision. Fee: Pounds 105, Pounds 85 student teachers (plus VAT). Accommodation available. Details: 01242 233500; e-mail: email@example.com SEPTEMBER 15-16 FAMILY GROUP CONFERENCES: BREAKING NEW GROUND International forum hosted by Hampshire's social services department at King Alfred's College, Winchester. Speakers from the United States, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Eire, Sweden and Britain will look at the application of the FGC model to work in child protection, youth offending, adoption, school exclusions and domestic violence. Fee: Pounds 200 plus VAT. Details: 01722 339811; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org