Five things to think about

27th February 2009 at 00:00

1. World Book Day

March 5

Register at www.worldbookday.com for resources and event information for the biggest annual celebration of books and reading in the UK and Ireland.

2. How to read film seminars

March

Film historian Sandra Shevey is leading seminars every Monday in March on how to read the films of Alfred Hitchcock, George Cukor, Mike Leigh, Michael Winner and others. Email sandra_shevey@yahoo.com

3. Fairtrade Fortnight

February 23-March 8

Nationwide events and activities to raise awareness of fair trade. Visit www.fairtrade.org.uk for more information.

4. Multilingual Month

The youth charity Lynk Reach has come up with a number of resources to help schools celebrate the diversity of culture and languages spoken in our communities. Visit www.lynkreach.co.ukresources.html.

5. Young Brits at Art

March 25 deadline

Entry to this competition is free and open to anyone aged 11-19 in Britain and currently at school, college or youth centre, looking for a job, or in training. Visit www.equalityhumanrights.com for resources and more information.

Email meabh.ritchie@tes.co.uk with suggestions for Five Things to Think About.

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