Conferences;Noticeboard

29th January 1999 at 00:00
FEBRUARY 3

SIXTH FORM FUNDING: PLANNING FOR CHANGE

Organised by registered charity, The Post 16 network, at Waterside Conference Centre, Wigan, for local authority professionals and senior managers in secondary and further education. Fee: pound;150; pound;120 members (plus VAT). Details: Sandra Gladwin, 0161 247 1986.

MARCH 1

AN INCLUSIVE APPROACH TO DIFFICULT BEHAVIOUR

Organised by the Centre for Studies on Inclusive Education at Kensington Town Hall, London W8. Speakers include: Anna White, head, The Ridings comprehensive school, Halifax, Calderdale; and Giles Barrow, author of the CSIE report, Disaffection and inclusion. Fee: pound;70 (includes copy of the report). Details: 0117 923 8450.

MARCH 1

HIGHER EDUCATION ENTRY, KEY SKILLS AND THE UNIVERSITIES AWARD

Workshop-based conference at Glamorgan University.It will examine the new Universities and Colleges Admissions Service tariff and opportunities available through the ASDAN (Award Scheme Development and Accreditation Network) Universities Award for extending and accrediting the curriculum experience of sixth-formers. Speaker: Dr Tony Higgins, chief executive, UCAS. Fee: pound;111.63. Details: Tara Perry, 0117 923 9843.

MARCH 4

ACTION RESEARCH IN THE CLASSROOM

Organised for teachers of key stage 1 and 2 by the Geographical Association at the Royal Geographical Society, Kensington Gore, London SW7. Anthea Millett, chief executive, Teacher Training Agency, is among the speakers and seminars include: differentiation, geographical misconceptions and development in geographical skills. Fee: pound;30. TTA support for supply cover. Details: Rachel Bowles, 0181 858 5685.

MARCH 5

SUPPORTING YOUR CHILD'S LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT

Organised by Heathermount School, Ascot, Berkshire, specialist centre for autism spectrum disorders. Led by Margaret Golding, teacher fellow in autism, University of Hertfordshire. Fee: pound;20. Details: Sal Grier, business manager, 01344 875101.

MARCH 6

LOCAL HISTORY IN THE CURRICULUM

Organised by the British Association for Local History at the Victoria amp; Albert Museum, South Kensington, London SW7. Speakers include: Sue Wilkinson, director, South Eastern Museums education unit; and Tim Lomas, education inspector for Lincolnshire. Choice of workshops. Fee: pound;110 (includes visit to Vamp;A galleries). Details: Ashwell Education Services, 01462 742385.

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