* The Historical Association is running a History 14-19 conference at Hills Road sixth-form college, Cambridge, on February 5. Workshops include research updates (from Lenin to Stalin, the reign of Elizabeth I, 17th-century Britain); methodology (includes "Creating a worthwhile GCSE experience for Ds, Es and Fs" with Christine Counsell, education lecturer, Cambridge University); and examination board updates. Fee: pound;150, pound;95 members. For details, contact HA, 59A Kennington Park Road, London SE11 4JH, tel: 0171 735 3901.
* The Russian Revolution will be the theme of a sixth-form conference at the Imperial War Museum, Lambeth Road, London SE1, March 3. Fee: pound;10, accompanying teachers free. Tel: 0171 416 5353.