WORLD SCHOOLS DEBATING CHAMPIONSHIPS
The final of this debating competition organised by the English-Speaking Union is being held at Guildhall, London EC1. Two teams of three will compete chaired by Cherie Booth QC. A series of rounds have taken place involving 145 winning debaters aged 15 to 18 from secondary schools in 32 countries. A limited number of free tickets are available from Jonathan Hills, 0171 493 3328.
ENHANCING THE LITERACY SKILLS OF PRIMARY AND SECONDARY PUPILS
Course for teachers at the London Institute of Education, 20 Bedford Way, London WC1. Fee: pound;75. Details: Lyn Griffiths, 0171 612 6589.