TEACHING LITERACY INTHE EARLY YEARS Organised by Madeleine Lindley Ltd at Chadderton, Oldham, and Reading University respectively, at 1.30-3.30pm on both days. Glenda Strong and Denise Ryan will present an early literacy training programme developed by the Department of Education,Victoria, Australia.No fee. Details: Madeleine Lindley, 0161 683 4400.
MAY 26 TACKLING SOCIAL EXCLUSION IN EDUCATION AND TRAINING Organised by the London Region Post-16 Network at the Institute of Education, 20 Bedford Way, London WC1, to provide information about innovative practice and initiatives. Workshops include: raising achievement in inner-London secondary schools and education action zones. Fee: pound;120, pound;90 members. Details: Irene Kemp, 0171 612 6923; e-mail: email@example.com JUNE 24-26 INTERNATIONAL CO-OPERATION AND ENTERPRISING PEOPLE Organised in Atlanta, USA, by the International Association for Children's Social and Economics Education. Presentations and workshops on citizenship education; enterprising approaches in the social studies classroom; education for democratic transformation; and enterprising people: born or created? Optional study visit to Savannah. Fee: pound;210, pound;185 members. Details: John Price, 01782 394898;e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org