The Qualifications and Curriculum Authority has organised a two-day conference on January 22-23 at the Olympia Hilton Hotel, London W14, to explore the character, place and future contributions of geography and history in the 14-19 curriculum. Dr Nick Tate, QCA chief executive, will join representatives from associations representing both subjects, including the Geographical Association and the Historical Association, to consider the nature of the two disciplines and discuss curriculum strategies.
Application forms can be obtained from the geography and history teams at QCA, Floor 8 Newcombe House, 45 Notting Hill Gate, London W11 3JB. Tel: 0171 243 92489316. Fax: 0171 221 2141. The deadline for completed applications is December 1.