MARCH 20. TEACHING SEX EDUCATION IN SCHOOLS
Organised by Centre for Educational Development Appraisal and Research at Warwick University, Coventry for teachers, governors, and LEA officers. Topics include: legislation and political context, research perspectives, practical strategies and models. Fee: Pounds 75. Details: Janet Flynn, 0203 524139 (mornings).
MEETING THE NEEDS OF ABLE PUPILS
Organised by George Crowther, director of Education Law Association, at Kingsdown Centre, Ewell Road, Surbiton, Surrey. Speakers: Tom Marjoram, former HMI and Peter Carey, director, National Association for Gifted Children. Fee: Pounds 85 + VAT. Details: Graham Todd, 0634 846474.
RAISING STANDARDS OF ACHIEVEMENT IN INNER-CITY SCHOOLS
Organised by George Crowther as above. Venue: The Robens Suite, Guy's Hospital, London SE1. Speakers include: Professor John Gray, Homerton College, Cambridge, Martin Turner, head of psychology, Dyslexia Institute, and Professor Sheila Wolfendale, University of East London. Fee: Pounds 90 + VAT. Details: Graham Todd, 0634 846474.
MA IN POST-WAR AND CONTEMPORARY ART
MA IN FINE AND DECORATIVE ARTS
New courses launched by Sotheby's and validated by Manchester University. The first includes visits to British galleries and two foreign tours to collections in Germany, Holland and Belgium, and is good preparation for a career in auction houses, galleries and museums, or for further academic research. The second will focus on the transmission of design across different media and will take advantage of the wealth of art objects passing through Sotheby's . Details: Colin Lowry, 071 323 5775.