Organised by National Association for Special Educational Needs in Cobham (Surrey), Brighton, Bristol, Hull, and Aberdeen for key stage 1-3 teachers in primary, secondary and special schools. Speaker: Olwen El-Naggar, mathematics adviser, Liverpool. Fee: Pounds 75, Pounds 55 members. Details: Dee French, 01827 311500.
Young people working in saddlery, forgework, furniture-making and restoration, upholstery, wheelwrighting, wood-machining and thatching in England's rural areas can apply to augment their on-the-job training with free, City and Guilds and NVQ apprentice courses run by the Rural Development Commission. Venues: Salisbury and Northampton (thatching). There are two intakes a year. Details: Peter Evans, 01722 336255.