JUNE 25-29: QUALITY IN THE MAKING International primary design and technology conference organised by the Centre for Research into Primary Technology at the Apollo Hotel and University of Central England, Birmingham. Speakers include: Professor Tim Brighouse, chief education officer, Birmingham, Mike Ive HMI, and Andy Breckon, chief executive, Design and Technology Association. Fee: pound;400; pound;65 per day. Details: Professor Clare Benson, 0121 331 6100; e-mail: email@example.com JUNE 26-27 USING NLP WITH STUDENTSWITH ADHD (HYPERACTIVITYDISORDERS) JULY 10 MODELLING EXCELLENCEIN SCHOOLS Organised by Neuro Linguistic Programming Education Network in St Albans, Hertfordshire, and Hertfordshire Education Services, Wheathampstead, respectively. Workshops at the second include: healing learning disorders and educational NLP introduction. Fee: pound;150 and pound;75 respectively. Details: Sandra Hill, 01727 869782.
JULY 1 ACCESSING ADDITIONAL SOURCES OF FUNDING FOR SCHOOLS.
tackling MATHS DYSLEXIA Organised by Network Training at Forte Posthouse in Birmingham and Kensington, London SW7, respectively. Fee: pound;185 plus VAT. Details: Roy Pumfrey, 01823 353354.
JULY 2 HISTORICAL RESEARCHIN MUSIC EDUCATION International seminar at the Institute of Education, 20 Bedford Way, London WC1. Papers will deal with aspects of music education in mechanics institutes, English public schools, local education authorities and Portuguese choir schools. Fee: pound;10 (includes refreshments). Details: Christopher Turner, Colchester Institute, 01206 718000; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org JULY 3 INCLUDING THE NATIONALCURRICULUM?
Organised by the Foundation for Conductive Education at Centennial Centre, Birmingham, to examine the role of schools in preparing disabled children for the future. Speakers include: Bill Bakehouse, recently retired HMI, and Lisette von Helmont, lecturer in special education from Belgium. Fee: pound;110, pound;55 parents. Details: Julie O'Hare, 0121 449 1569.