UNTIL OCTOBER 20. STUDENT ART AND DESIGN EXHIBITION
The Northern Ireland Council for the Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment is displaying the best of the work produced by GCSE and A-level students this year at the Assembly Hall, South Eastern Education and Library Board, Grahamsbridge Road, Belfast and then in Londonderry and Omagh. Free. Details: Doon Storey, 01232 704666.
CAMPAIGN FOR LEARNING LECTURES
Free lectures at the Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce, 8 John Adam Street, London WC2, include "Education in the new South Africa" by Dr Stuart Saunders, vice-chancellor of the University of Cape Town (November 6), RSA Parents in a Learning Society project (January 10, 1996), "Avoiding failing the future - the need to go beyond the national curriculum" by Professor Tim Brighouse, chief education officer for Birmingham (March 20), and "Education as a top priority: expectations and policies" by Sir Claus Moser, a member of the National Commission on Education (April 17). Tickets and details from: 0171 930 9286.
OCTOBER 5-JANUARY 7
Images from all over the world at the National Museum of Photography, Film and Television, Bradford, which reveal how photography of the dead has progressed from being acceptable to becoming taboo. The exhibition includes pictures taken in an unidentified morgue by Andres Serrano, Maxime Jourdan's Sicilian catacombs, where dead relatives were preserved, dressed in their best and arranged in convivial groups, and a section on violent death which includes Franco Zecchin's photojournalistic reports of Mafia killings. Details: 01274 727488.
TOP MARKS ART '95
Exhibition of work bystudents from the London Institute's five colleges, who were awarded first- class honours degrees in art this summer. Venue: London Institute Gallery, 65 Davies Street, W1, open Monday to Friday. Details: 0171 514 6000.
OCTOBER 13 AND 14
MULTIMEDIA IN EDUCATION
Practical workshops for teachers with basic computer skills at Museum of the Moving Image, South Bank, London SE1. Topics include how to encourage pupils to use computers for the solution of design-based problems. Fee: Pounds 25. Details: British Film Institute education office, 0171 815 13398. Bookings: 0171 928 3232.
NATIONAL BOARDING WEEK
Gone are the days of long runs and cold showers before breakfast, according to Adrian Underwood, chairman of the Boarding Schools Association. Up to 700 boarding schools - independent and state - will open their doors to the public so they can see for themselves. Details from your local school or the Independent Schools Information Service, 0171 630 87934.
OCTOBER 16, MARCH 25 AND JUNE 17
EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION LECTURES
Organised by British Association for Early Childhood Education at Newcastle University from 6 pm. "Assessment in the early years", will be given by Geva Blenkin, Goldsmiths College, London University; "Young children learning" by Mary Jane Drummond, Cambridge Institute of Education; and "Patterns in children's development and learning", by Lynne Bartholomew, Redford House Nursery, Froebel Institute. Fee: from Pounds 7.50 (Pounds 3 students) per lecture. Details: 0171 739 7594.
EFFECTIVE SCHOOLS FOR ALL: MOVING PRACTICE FORWARD
Inaugural lecture by Mel Ainscow, professor of special needs and educational psychology, Manchester University, to be given in the university's Cordingley Lecture Theatre, 6.30-8pm. Admission: Pounds 7. Details: Nichola White, 0161 275 3510.
OCTOBER 17-NOVEMBER 4
MAKING THE FUTURE
Three new plays from Holland, Sweden and Belgium at the Young Vic, 66 The Cut, London SE1, followed by a national tour. Suitable for ages 13 upwards. Mirad, a boy from Bosnia (Parts 1 and 2), which is destined to be a GCSE text, Hitler's Childhood, and Grace, a modernised subversion of Cinderella. Details: 0171 928 6363.