21st January 2005 at 00:00
Conferences and courses

"First Friday" seminars offered by the Citizenship Foundation include: Law-related education and the citizenship curriculum, February 4; Citizenship and the London Challenge, March 4; Transitions in citizenship education: lessons and linkages across the key stages, May 6. Training seminars include: Citizenship, pupil participation and school governance, January 28; Managing citizenship: self-evaluation, inspection, progression and assessment, March 11; Political literacy and teaching about controversial issues, March 18; Citizenship, service learning and community involvement in schools, May 20.

The Citizenship Foundation, Ferroners House, Shaftesbury Place, Aldersgate Street, London EC2Y 8AA Tel: 020 7367 0500

Education 21 is hosting a conference in Stirling in early June to launch the Unesco Decade on Education for Sustainable Development (2005-2015). Contact Kristin Higgins, co International Development Education Association of Scotland Tel: 0131 557 8114


The Centre for Alternative Technology in Machynlleth, Powys, has introduced a residential ecological footprinting course for teachers to be held February 21-23 and October 24-26. Games and workshops will show how eco-footprint data on lifestyle areas that have the biggest impact on the environment can be used to help us prioritise our actions.

Tel: 01654 705981 Email:


2005 is the Year of the Volunteer, led by a partnership between Community Service Volunteers and the Volunteering English Consortium and supported by the Home Office. The CSV Make a Difference Day awards will be announced on January 27.


Move your Mind, an exhibition displayed in Yurts (Mongolian nomadic shelters) at Imperial War Museum North, Trafford Park, Manchester, January 27-February 20, explores what it is like to be young in multicultural Britain. Created by young people from Manchester, Leeds and Bradford, the displays look at identity, culture and growing up. The Yurts, which can be moved to different venues, evoke the importance of home and a sense of place. Exhibits range from a video diary by an Asian boys' group depicting a typical day during Ramadan to an animation project by students from Burnage Boys' School looking at the influence of migration on their lives. Related free activities will run at weekends and half-term.

Tel: 0161 836 4000

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