OCTOBER 31 PERCEPTIONS OF EQUALITY: PHILOSOPHY, POLICY AND PRACTICE. Organised by Centre for Equality Issues in Education at University of Hertfordshire. Themes include: higher education: access, experience and employment; and language issues for teachers and pupils setting the agenda. Speaker: Teresa May MP, shadow minister for schools, disability issues and women. Fee: Pounds 90, Pounds 45 concessions. Details: Dr Sneh Shah, 01707 285677.
OCTOBER 31 PLAYING WITH THE NOTES
Organised by Incorporated Society of Musicians at the City of London School, 10 Stratford Place, London EC4. Presentations on composing, performing and improvising will be given by Margaret Barrett, Tasmania University; Sean Gregory, Guildhall School of Music and Drama; and Stephen Goss, Yehudi Menuhin School. Fee: Pounds 60, Pounds 45 members (lunch Pounds 9.50). Details: Fiona MacLeod, 0171 629 4413; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org OCTOBER 31 AIMING TO TUTOR
Organised by the Association of Tutors in central London. Speakers will lead sessions on professional development, marketing yourself and the financial dimension and there will be an exhibition. Information pack from 01604 624171.
NOVEMBER 6 MODERN FOREIGN LANGUAGES AND MIDDLE MANAGEMENT
NOVEMBER 13 ENGLISH AS A SECONDADDITIONAL LANGUAGE
NOVEMBER 25 MULTI-LITERACIES
Organised by Bilingualism, Languages and Education Network at Hughes Parry Hall, London University, 19-26 Cartwright Gardens, WC1. The first is aimed at heads of department, the others at primary and secondary teachers. Fee: Pounds 65-Pounds 70 per conference. Details: 0181 883 0237 (telfax).