Conferences and courses

26th May 2006 at 01:00
The Aegis Trust's annual holocaust and genocide conference will be held at the Holocaust Centre, Nottinghamshire, June 26. Speakers include Dr James M Smith, AT's chief executive officer, on "Genocide: the ultimate exclusion", and Steve Sinnott, general secretary, National Union of Teachers, on human rights in education. Stephen Twigg, former education minister, will host a video conferencing session with survivors from Rwanda. Fee: pound;95 plus VAT.

Chantelle Lee, tel: 01623 836627

"Talking diversity: exploring global citizenship" is the theme of a Teachers in Development Education conference at Thinktank Theatre, Birmingham, June 30. Making particular reference to the Race Relations Amendment Act and Every Child Matters, it will include sessions on whole school planning, refugees, music, drama and global perspectives. pound;75; pound;25 student rate.

Tel: 0121 202 3290


First Friday seminars offered by the Citizenship Foundation, London EC2, include "developing political literacy through citizenship education" on June 2, and "managing citizenship in the curriculum", July 7.

Tel: 020 7566 4130

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