THE FOURTH R: EMOTIONAL EDUCATION IN THE CURRICULUM
Organised by Antidote (a charity which campaigns for emotional education) at Regent's College Conference Centre, London W1. It will showcase a range of projects including: learning through action and the Citizenship Foundation. Fee: pound;80. Details: 0181 748 9692.
TRANSITION PLANNING FOR YOUNG DISABLED PEOPLE AND THEIR FAMILIES
Organised by the National Children's Bureau and the Council for Disabled Children at Novotel, York, for a multi-disciplinary audience. Fee: pound;105.75-pound;170.38. Details: 0171 843 604241.
THE CLASSROOM OF THE FUTURE
Association for Schools' Science, Engineering and Technology's annual conference at IBM Conference Centre, South Bank, London SE1, to examine learning centres for all, the National Grid for Learning and strategies to enchance learning through communication technology. Speakers include: Josh Hillman, Institute for Public Policy Research. Fee: pound;176.25. Details: Careers Research and Advisory Centre, 01223 460277.
MOBILITY EDUCATION: INDEPENDENCE FOR VISUALLY-IMPAIRED CHILDREN
Organised by the Royal National Institute for the Blind at County Hall, Cardiff. Speakers include: Paul Ennals, RNIB director of education and employment; and Dr Geoff Aplin, consultant practitioner in mobility education (Glasgow and Lanarkshire). Fee: pound;70 professionals, pound;20 parents. Details: Kate Miller, 01222 668606.
ORCHESTRAS AND EDUCATION
Distinguished film producer, Lord Puttnam, will open this symposium organised by the Association of British Orchestras at the Royal College of Music, London SW7, 2.30-5.30pm. Teachers welcome. It will explore how orchestras' educational work can continue to flourish and support music in the curriculum and community in an era of rapid change. Fee: pound;25 including refreshments. Details (quote ref: TES): Alex Knight, 0171 828 6913; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org MAY 20
ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION, ETHICS AND CITIZENSHIP
Discussion forum at the Royal Geographical Society, 1 Kensington Gore, London SW7, 10am, at which institutions, educationists, philosophers, practitioners and policy-makers will explore the teaching of environmental ethics. Teachers' registration fee: pound;30. Details: Alison Glazebrook, 0171 591 3006; e-mail: email@example.com MAY 21
EMPLOYMENT TRENDS FOR YOUNG PEOPLE
Organised by Hobsons Academic Relations with the support of the Scottish Office at Houstoun House Hotel, Uphall, West Lothian. Speakers from the SO, Scottish Enterprise, ENABLE (special needs organisation), and eight industry sectors will cover areas including: kinds of jobs available for young people, employer expectations and training and promotion prospects. Fee: pound;175 plus VAT. Delegates also attending The Institute of Careers Guidance conference the previous day on improving links with employers can claim a 10 per cent discount. Details: Julie Bushell, 01223 507360.