UNTIL DECEMBER 4 A CELEBRATION OF TREES.
As part of National Tree Week (November 23-December 4), David Watson, artist in residence at the Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7, is running weekend workshops for children aged over seven and adults exploring the skills of paper-making. Techniques will include: creating a ghost forest in a gallery and taking paper casts from trees. Free admission with a valid museum entrance ticket. Booking: 071 938 9242.
NOVEMBER 18 - MARCH 25 ANIMAL DOCTOR: BIRDS AND BEASTS IN MEDICAL HISTORY.
Free exhibition at the Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine (fourth floor), 183 Euston Road, London NW1. Sections include: the veterinary study and treatment of horses with exhibits ranging from a Stubbs print to teeth rasps and horse clippers; pets; farm animals; birds - practical poultry and natural history; and exotic animals with such exhibits as a narwhal tusk and coiled snakes. Details: 071 611 8888.
NOVEMBER 22 CHILDREN AND CREATIVITY - AN ART THERAPIST'S WORK WITH CHILDREN, PARENTS AND SCHOOLS.
Lecture organised by Forum for the Advancement of Educational Therapy and Therapeutic Teaching at the Tavistock Clinic, 120 Belsize Lane, London NW3. Speaker: Tessa Dalley, senior art therapist in the child and parent department, Parkside Clinic. Admission: Pounds 4, Pounds 2 members. Details: 081 998 4224 (evenings).
NOVEMBER 24-27 GOOD WOODWORKING SHOW.
Winners of the Skillbuild competition will be exhibiting at Alexandra Palace, London N22, and careers advice will be available from the Construction Industry Training Board and its ECCTIS 2,000 computer database, which holds details of 100,000 further education courses within the UK. School and college groups of more than 10 people are offered 50p off the Pounds 4 entry price (accompanying teachers free). Details: 0369 7700.
NOVEMBER 25 GLOBAL PARTNERSHIP '94 SCHOOLS DAY.
Environment and development exhibitions, primary workshops, quizzes, films, videos, discussions with voluntary agencies, and sixth-form conferences at the Barbican Exhibition Halls, Golden Street, London EC2. Admission: Pounds 1.50 secondary pupils, Pounds 1 primary pupils, Pounds 1.50 workshops, Pounds 3.50 sixth-form conferences (includes admission). Details: SAE to PO Box 1001, London SE24 9NL.
NOVEMBER 25 AND DECEMBER 2 FROM HEAD OF YEAR TO YEAR CURRICULUM COORDINATOR?
Two-day workshop, about the changing role of the pastoral team leader, organised by National Association for Pastoral Care in Education at the Institute of Education, 20 Bedford Way, London WC1. Course leaders: Chris Watkins, Institute of Education, and Caroline Lodge, head, George Orwell School, London N4. Fee: Pounds 30. Details: Shirley Cotton, 071 580 1122.
NOVEMBER 27 JAPAN DAY.
Music, food, beer and sake, flower arranging, dressing in kimonos, Zen archery, origami, and brush writing organised by Japanese Language Association at Stanton House Hotel, near Swindon. Sessions include: a slide show; "Doing business with the Japanese"; and beginners' Japanese. Admission: Pounds 4 adults, children under 12 free. Session tickets: Pounds 5-Pounds 15. Lunch: Pounds 20 adults, children Pounds 10, Pounds 5 (free if under 6). Details: JLA, Bath College of Higher Education, 0225 483913.
COURSE DECEMBER 12-14 DOING FIELDWORK.
The research process from designing a project and selecting appropriate methodology to writing up and disseminating findings, aimed at those who are new to research. Venue: Centre for Educational Development, Appraisal and Research, Warwick University, Coventry. Fee: Pounds 198 residential, Pounds 128 non-res. (includes meals). Details: Janet Flynn, 0203 524139.