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October 2011

Red Cross Conference: Humanity in Action

A joint conference on migration and conflict from Positive Images and Justice and Fairness.

British Red Cross will be hosting a three-day conference on migration and conflict. Come and explore with us and our partners our creative approaches to working with young people on these issues. The conference will be of interest to education practitioners, organisations active in the fields of migration and conflict.

WHEN: 5 - 7 October 2011

WHERE: London

COST:

CONTACT: positiveimages@redcross.org.uk

MORE INFO: www.redcross.org.uk/positiveimages

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Farming and Countryside Education (FACE)

Regional seminar: Rural Crafts at Christmas

A practical seminar for teachers and farmers. Make a range of country style Christmas decorations using materials found on the farm. Low cost/no cost crafts to inspire and engage students of all ages. All the crafts can be adapted to use in a classroom or as part of a countryside visit.

WHEN: 18 October 2011 (10.00 - 15.00)

WHERE: Green Directions, Stannington, Sheffield

COST: 60 (30 for FACE members)

CONTACT: FACE - 024 7685 3089 or janet@face-online.org.uk

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SEEd National Sustainable Schools Conference

Let's get creative!

Come and join us to meet people who have got creative with sustainability in their schools or communities. Learn how money was saved, students got more engaged, grades were improved, websites and films were created and new ideas generated for their school. Meet people who got creative with developing sustainability careers.

WHEN: 21 October 2011 (09.00 - 17.00)

WHERE: ZSL London Zoo Education Centre, London

COST: 175 (various discounts available)

CONTACT: michael.cutts@se-ed.co.uk

MORE INFO: http://www.se-ed.co.uk/sustainable-schools/events/NSSC2011/

Farming and Countryside Education (FACE)

Regional workshop: Food, Farming and Countryside Awareness

An accredited workshop for Primary School Teachers and Teaching Assistants. This day will help you improve your own knowledge of farming and the countryside and enhance your teaching across the curriculum. The programme will include curriculum links, signposting useful resources, the value of farm visits and a farm tour.

WHEN: 2 November 2011 (10.00 -15.00)

WHERE: Betty's Farm, Willington, Derby

COST: no charge

CONTACT: Bobbie Harvey - bobbie@face-online.org.uk or 01298 872884

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East Midlands Sustainable Schools Showcase 2012

Regional showcase event

Following on the success of previous events in 2009 and 2010 the showcase returns in March 2012 with exhibitors, talks, workshops and everything else to help make your school more sustainable. More details to be published as soon as available.

WHEN: 21 March 2012

WHERE: EPIC Centre, Lincolnshire

COST: TBC

CONTACT:

MORE INFO: click here for event website

Educating for a Global Future

Northern England launch of the Global Teachers Award.

Celebrate good practice in global teaching through the national Educating for a GlobalFuture project. Create opportunities for sharing experiences and offering critical reflections on what makes good global teaching and learning. Showcase the new Global Teachers Award. Deliver CPD training in ‘critical literacy’ and ‘evaluating attitudinal change’ tailored to both primary and secondary teachers

WHEN: 6 October 2011, 16.30-18.30

WHERE: Education Room, Nottingham Castle, Nottingham

COST: FREE

CONTACT: Cathy Melia admin@mundi.org.uk

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DiverCity Nottingham

An event to launch a new diversity website from Mundi and Nottingham City.

Participants will learn how to utilise the website to support Key Stage 2, 3 and 4 pupils in exploring the ways that Nottingham’s culturally diverse communities (and individuals) have shaped the city historically, and how they continue to do so in contemporary society.

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June 2012

MELA Festival of Learning 2012

 

The 2012 Festival of Learning repeats the huge success of the 2011 Festival and brings the different MELA networks together for an inspirational series of talks, inputs and workshops with regional and national appeal. This is a key regional event and places are on first come first served basis so book NOW!

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WHEN: 19 June 2012, 09.00 - 18.00

WHERE: Nottingham Conference Centre

COST: 95 (early and bulk discounts apply - contact MELA below for details)

CONTACT: mela@lifeworldslearning.co.uk or 07814 873402

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WHEN: 7 October 2011, 10.30-15.30

WHERE: Manchester Metropolitan University, Manchester

COST: FREE

CONTACT: alison@leedsdec.org.uk or 0113 3805655

MORE INFO: download event PDF here

MELA is a project of Lifeworlds Learning
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Here we share forthcoming courses and events that may be of interest to MELA members, including those being offered by the membership.

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