UNTIL APRIL 29 DR MABUSE AND FRIENDS: GERMAN CRIME FILMS 1914-1945
Film season at the Goethe- Institut London, 50 Princes Gate, Exhibition Road, London SW7. German filmmakers were influenced by French and Anglo-American models, but were later to leave their mark on the American "film noir". Famous emigres Fritz Lang, Robert Siodmak and Billy Wilder will all be featured plus Weimar-period thrillers, a sample of the popular detective series of the 1910s and some crime melodramas of the Third Reich including a compelling version of the Dr Crippen story. Tickets Pounds 2 bookable in advance. Details: 0171 411 3400.
MARCH 15-23 NATIONAL WEEK FOR SCIENCE, ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY
In talks and workshops visitors to the Museum of London, London EC2, can find out about the Great Exhibition Clock and its ten dials, see some technical wonders of the Victorian age, join a light trail and find out about museum conservation. Free with valid admission ticket. Details: Liz Denton, interpretation unit, 0171 600 3699 ext. 314.
MARCH 17-23 DESIGN IN EDUCATION WEEK
Product and publication launches, seminars, and conferences will be held all over the country for this Design Council initiative. Details: 0171 839 1553.
MARCH 17 AND APRIL 22 LOLLIPOP PROMS
Two free concerts to introduce primary pupils to the joys of listening to live musical performances have been organised by Music for Youth at the Symphony Hall, Birmingham (with support from the National Union of Teachers) and St Andrew's Hall, Norwich (with support from Anglian Water). Young audiences get a chance to try out their own musical skills after the concerts. Details: 0181 870 9624.
OPENING MARCH 17 THE LIVING SEA
With this latest film at the giant IMAX cinema at the National Museum of Photography, Film and Television, Bradford, visitors will find themselves swimming alongside lifesize humpback whales, surfing with Hawaii's champion curl-riders, and going down 3,000 feet to the mysterious ocean depths where no person has yet dived. Details: 01274 727488.
MARCH 20-21 ANNE FRANK'S DIARY
This dramatisation of Anne Frank's writings at Chiswick Community School, Burlington Lane, London W4, 7.30pm, tells the moving story of how she and her family hid from the Nazis for two years with another Jewish family and a dentist in two claustrophic rooms. Tickets: Pounds 3.50 adults, Pounds 3 children. Details: 0181747 0031.
MARCH 23 SOUTH WALES GAY AND LESBIAN TEACHERS' GROUP
The inaugural meeting of this group will be held in Newport, Gwent, 3pm. Details: Howard Llewellyn, 01443 740566.
COURSES MARCH 31-APRIL 19 GCSEA-LEVEL REVISION COURSES
Cambridge Arts and Sciences (CATS) independent sixth form and tutorial college provides a three-week programme of group tuition, private study, individual surgeries and examination technique and practice. Residential and day students accepted. Details: Nick Golding, 01223 314431.
APRIL 7-11 AND JUNE 30-JULY 4 BP BEHIND THE SCENES WEEK
An extensive programme of talks, demonstrations and practical workshops examining the many aspects of Royal Opera and Royal Ballet productions. The first is residential (with accommodation in London University's halls of residence) and aimed at 18 to 21-year-olds, fee Pounds 130; the second is non-residential and aimed at 16 to 18-year-olds, fee Pounds 50. Details: BP Behind the Scenes Week, Education Department, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London WC2E 9DD.
APRIL 11-13 AWT REPAIRS WEEKEND
A practical, hands-on introduction to instrument repair and regulation organised by the Association of Woodwind Teachers in Cambridge. Teachers of woodwind welcome. Also coming up is a lively playing weekend, July 11-13, at June Emerson Wind Music, Ampleforth, Yorkshire; and a conference weekend, September 26-28, at Little Benslow Hills, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, with guest Angela Malsbury, clarinet. Details: Bernard Parris, 01502 723493; AWT membership information: Norman Blow, 01474 322881.
APRIL 14 PROFESSIONAL HEALTH TRAINING
Two courses organised by Association of Workers for Children with Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties at Lindsworth Centre, Monyhull Hall Road, Kings Norton, Birmingham. The first will cover drug issues, the second medication in the classroom. Anyone working with children welcome. Fee: Pounds 40, Pounds 30 members per course. Details: Wendy Evans, 0121 628 5900.
PUBLICATION NATIONAL CURRICULUM AND EFFECTIVE LEARNING
This Library Association booklet identifying the role of libraries in schools is available free from: Information Services Directorate, Library Association, 7 Ridgmount Street, London WC1E 7AE, 0171 636 7543.
ADVICE WANTED STAFF CARE POLICY
The Grove School is looking for advice and examples of good practice as to how such a policy can be most effectively implemented and monitored from schools whose policy is already in place. Please write to: Tony Smith, The Grove School, Darwell Close, St Leonard's-on-Sea, East Sussex TN38 9JP.