Changing Pages - British and American Moveable and Pop-up Books This exhibition at York City Art Gallery, Exhibition Square, looks at the creative ingenuity of the artist-made and mass-produced pop-up book. A series of workshops for adults and children aged five and above accompanies the exhibition. Call 01904 551861.
January 10 - 13 BETT 2001 Described as the world's leading exhibition for information and communication technology in education, 420 exhibitors are booked for this event at London Olympia, approximately 350 of them showing products of interest to primary schools. There is also a seminar programme with topics ranging from the global: ICT Schools: Where to Now? through Designing and ICT PolicyStrategy for Primary Schools to the more specific: A Dyslexia Teacher's IT Kit.
For tickets phone 0870 7511458 or visit the website: www.bettshow.com.
January 13 - 20 London MathFest There will be dozens of activities for primary children and families at this final event of Maths Year 2000. The British Museum, Tate Modern and the Scienc Museum are all organising activities. There will be a maths trail from Parliament Square to Leicester Square on January 17 and a Mathemagical Funfair on January 20 at the Elizabeth Garrett Anderson School, Risinghill Street, London N1. Contact Learndirect on 0800 100900 or e-mail chrisO@mathsyear2000.org.
February 2 - 4 National Association of Teachers of English Conference Taking place at UMIST, this conference on creativity and learning is open to all teachers of English, and features workshops and a publishers' exhibition. Among the speakers are: Poet Laureate Andrew Motion; Lyn Runson, Lancashire's advisory teacher for literature and English; and Janet Evans, senior lecturer in education at Liverpool Hope University.
February 9 Hold Your Tongue This sponsored silence for schoolchildren in aid of Macmillan Cancer Relief encourages children to hold their tongues for just 10 minutes. To register andor to receive a free schools cancer education pack which, says Macmillan, "encourages sensitive classroom discussion of the disease", call 0845 601 1716.