JUNE 23: INDEPENDENT YET INTEGRATED.
Organised in Taunton by Youth Access, the national membership organisation for youth information, advice and counselling. It will examine youth support services in school and community. Details: Diane Aimable-Lima, 0181 772 9900.
JULY 6-8: RAISING STANDARDS IN RELIGIOUS EDUCATION
Organised for members by the Association for RE Inspectors, Advisers and Consultants at Britannia Country Park Hotel, Manchester. Fee: pound;250. Details: Christine Howard, 0161 763 6232; e-mail: email@example.com JULY 9-10: HOW TO MANAGE PEOPLE, PAPER AND RESOURCES
Organised for school secretaries by Standards for Education at Pine Lodge Hotel, Bromsgrove. Speakers include: Professor Ted Wragg, Exeter University, and Sir Geoffrey Hampton, head, Northicote School, Wolverhampton. Topics include: child protection; office technology; and curriculum, jargon and bureaucracy. Fee: pound;335 plus VAT. Details: 0117 983 8800; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org JULY 11: QUALITY LEARNING FOR ALL CHILDREN
Early-years conference at Pen Green Centre for Under-Fives and Their Families, Corby, Northants, organised with Northants Inspection and Advisory Service. Speakers include: Professor Dr Ferre Laevers, Leuven University. Topics include: well-being, involvement and self-management and social cognition. Fee: pound;120. Details: Margy Whalley, 01536 400068.