12th May 1995 at 01:00

FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT IN CHICAGO: THE EARLY YEARS. Exhibition of the great American architect's early work at the Design Museum, Shad Thames, London SE1. It features his Prairie-style house, in which all furniture, fixtures and fittings reflect the design of the whole, and original drawings of domestic interiors, which reveal his passion for ornament and decorative design. Details of related education programme: 0171 403 6933.

MAY 15-20

SEACHANGE:THE ARCHAEOLOGY OF MANUFACTURED OBJECTS. Mixed media exhibition at St Martin's Gallery, Trafalgar Square, London WC2, by artists and lecturers Janet Goodkin, Julia Wilson, and Ann Putterill. The theme is the history an object acquires through time and exhibits include: plaster pieces; underwater designs combining 20th-century toys from boot sales with objects from the banks of the Thames; and mythological and religious figures made of flotsam and jetsam from the sea shore. Details: 0171 930 0089. Details: 0171 930 0089.

THURSDAYS MAY 18-JULY 13 (EXCLUDING JUNE 1). MODERN LANGUAGES: OFSTED - HOW TO SUCCEED AND SURVIVE. Seminars in London NW4 and Stanmore, Middlesex, 4.30-6.30pm, led by a head of department at an inner London school. Topics: quality teaching, lesson plans, using the target language, National Curriculum assessment, handling the most and least able, monitoring, leadership, documentation, and schemes of work. Fee: Pounds 40. Details: Jane Zane, Beech Tree Education, 0181 954 5554.

MAY 20

DYSLEXIA AWARENESS DAY. Organised by the Dyslexia Institute and North Birmingham Dyslexia Association at University of Central England, Edgbaston, for teachers, parents and adult dyslexics wishing to find out about the Code of Practice, how to recognise if a child has Specific Learning Difficulties (Dyslexia), and where to seek help. Speakers include: Dr Jean Alston, author and expert on children's writing difficulties. Fee: Pounds 15 (lunch Pounds 5 extra). Details: Joy Emberton, 0121 354 6855.

MAY 23-27

GISELLE. Royal Ballet principal, Fiona Chadwick, will perform twice with London City Ballet at Sadler's Wells, London EC1. Galina Samsova's production of the celebrated Romantic ballet is based on the original choreography by Jean Coralli and Jules Perrot. Tickets: Pounds 5-Pounds 30. Box office: 0171 713 6000.

MAY 31

MANAGEMENT IN THE PUBLIC DOMAIN: ENABLING THE LEARNING SOCIETY. Seminar organised by Standing Conference for Studies on Education at Institute of Education, Warwick University, 12.30pm. Under discussion will be the book on the subject written by Stewart Ransom, professor of education at Birmingham University, and John Stewart, professor of local government at Birmingham University. Fee: Pounds 30, Pounds 20 members. Details: David Halpin, 01203 523856.

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