EDINBURGH UNIVERSITY Creative writing, Scottish literature, film studies, a piano workshop, Scottish Gaelic, Scotland through the ages, archaeology, architecture and nature conservation are among the one and two-week courses on offer to adults at Edinburgh University's Centre for Continuing Education. Film and festival arts festivals are also on the programme. Fees start at pound;135. Details: 0131 650 4400 or 0131 662 0783 (24 hours) or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or website: www.cce.ed.ac.uk JULY 27-31 SURREY UNIVERSITY, GUILDFORD The National Resource Centre for Dance invites teachers of key stage 3-4, GCSE and AAS-level dance to this course on "Modernism: exploring and using Modernist practice". Through practical sessions, seminars and video examination, it will focus on key American and British modern dance exponents, including Martha Graham, Merce Cunningham, Siobhan Davies and Christopher Bruce. Fee: pound;190-pound;225; day rates: pound;42-pound;49. Details: 01483 259316.
JULY 27-31 NOURISH THE SOUL Teachers' Retreat at Gaunts Estate, Dorset, led by Diana Grace, holistic education consultation and meditation teacher, aimed at teachers wishing to promote pupils' spiritual, moral, social and cultural development. Workshops and presentations include: tools for self empowerment and harnessing inner resources;creating our visions; our higher living values and the whole person (body, mind and soul). For booking form, send SAE to:
"Times for Reflection", 'Alianca', 3 Glendale Drive, Chippenham, WiltshireSN15 3BQ.