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ACCESSHE-DISABILITY  
An online help-desk and forum for sharing questions around support for disabled learners in HE. This list aims to act as a network to bridge school and college SENCOs with widening participation and disability services staff in HE, so they can ask questions and receive impartial advice about complex cases, DSA processes and available support for their students (e.g. accommodation, assistive technology etc).

AFAO  
This Association for Academic Outreach list facilitates discussion, development and dissemination of good practice. Membership is drawn from academics engaged in forms of Outreach, including employability, public engagement and Widening Participation, predominantly, though not exclusively, within the UK.

AIMHIGHER-HW  
The list is to provide an information exchange on higher education applications, courses and student support to help prospective students progress to higher education particularly those from Access to HE courses

AIMHIGHER-NATIONAL-PROJECTS  
Email list to support the National Projects of the Aimhigher initiative.

BRITARCH-EDUCATION  
A discussion list to support the circulation of relevant information concerning archaeology and education (at all levels) in the UK.

BRITISH-SCHOOLS  
Discussion of British Schools founded by Lancaster and related topics.

BRUMSCICOMM  
A collaborative space for science and arts communication practitioners based in Birmingham and the West Midlands to share news, upcoming events and thoughts on outreach and public engagement activities

BSATG  
The BSA Teaching Group is a voluntary group of teachers who have joined together to further the interests of sociology teaching in secondary schools, sixth form colleges and universities. You can connect to others with whom you can share good practice, ideas for lesson plans, resources, events and information about job vacancies.

BSHS-OEC-NEWS  
This list has been retained 11/05/2015 no one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list - contact helpline@jiscmail.ac.uk for all enquiries regarding this list This list is for those interested in learning more about the activities of the British Society for the History of Science Outreach and Education committee, including teachers, museum curators, and outreach professionals

CALL-AT-COMMUNITY  
The aim of the List is to provide a community of information exchange and a discussion - a forum for teachers and learning support teachers (mainly in Scotland but not restricted to Scotland) who use Assistive Technology to support learners with additional support needs.

CHILDPOVERTY  
This list is an open discussion forum for those interested in research and policy relating to child poverty.

CHILDSTUDIES  
This list is used by the child studies and early years courses to share information and resources and support the child studies network.

CONATUS-CASEWORK-DISCUSSION  
Discussion group for psychologists associated with the clinical work and research of the Conatus child psychology practice; opportunities for members to exchange ideas, expertise and opinion concerning current topics in child psychology

CORPORATE-COLLECTIONS  
This list is used by the Corporate Collections Network to promote Best Prac= tice for Museum professionals using and promoting collections in a corporat= e environment.

CREATIVITY-IN-EDUCATION  
This list has been retained 30/07/2014 no one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list– contact helpline@jiscmail.ac.uk for all enquiries regarding this list This Creativity-in-Education discussion list has been set up to stimulate discussion and disseminate information on the subject of creativity in education. We feel that there is a great need to generate a contrasting discourse alongside those of 'value for money', 'effective institutions', 'institutional improvement', 'target achievement' and 'global competition'. At the same time we feel that a creativity discourse could make a significant contribution to the appreciation and administration of these other approaches.

EASTAFRICARECRUIT  
This list is used by UK HE staff involved in; recruitment, exchanges and administering research projects in East Africa. Access to this mailing list is restricted to professional colleagues with ac.uk email addresses who are involved in international recruitment activities. Requests to join the list from educational agents will be declined. Requests from consultants or similar will be considered on a case-by-case basis by the group admins and approval will be on the proviso that they do not promote their corporate services and/or any educational agents that they represent. Failure to adhere to this may lead to removal from the list.

EDUCITISEIS  
A mailing list for scientists and educators interested in sharing ideas and thoughts on educational and citizen seismology

FA-BUSINESS  
The purpose of this group is to support the sharing of practice, materials and solutions associated with the delivery of the Foundation Apprenticeships in Business & Financial Services. The group is a joint initiative involving the College Development Network and Skills Development Scotland.

FA-CARE  
The purpose of this group is to support the sharing of practice, materials and solutions associated with the delivery of the Foundation Apprenticeships in Social Services, Healthcare & Childcare. The group is a joint initiative involving the College Development Network and Skills Development Scotland.

FA-ENGINEERING  
The purpose of this group is to support the sharing of practice, materials and solutions associated with the delivery of the Foundation Apprenticeships in Engineering & Civil Engineering. The group is a joint initiative involving the College Development Network and Skills Development Scotland.

FAIRACCESSSCOTLAND  
This list is used by the Scottish Framework for Fair Access Development Group to disseminate information and encourage engagement and discussion about fair access in Scotland.

GEOVISIONS  
This list has been retained 01/08/2014 no one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list - contact helpline@jiscmail.ac.uk for all enquiries regarding this list GeoVisions exists to debate, raise issues, research and make proposals about the future of school geography in the UK. Membership of GeoVisions is open to those with a diverse set of interests and roles as both academic and school geographers.

HISTORYCURRICULUM  
This list has been retained 01/08/2014 no one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list - contact helpline@jiscmail.ac.uk for all enquiries regarding this list This list has been formed in the first instance to discuss David Nicholls' paper Building a better past: plans to reform the curriculum. It is hoped that discussion will range widely.

ICT-SUPPORT  
A list to provide peer and expert ICT suppport for student teachers.

LERNS  
London Education Research Network for Social Justice (LERNS)

LINGSCHOOL  
This list is for HE linguists and school teachers who want to introduce linguistics into the UK school curriculum.

MANDARIN-CHINESE-TEACHING  
This list is for use by teachers of Chinese in HE and FE institutions and schools. It exists as a forum for discussion and research into teaching methods for Mandarin Chinese and development of best practice.

MANDARINCHINESE4PRIMARYSCHOOLS  
This list is used by the Institute of Education Confucius Institute to support Primary Mandarin. It will provide a forum for the exchange of information, ideas and resources.

MIDAS  
This list has been retained 07/08/2014 no one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list - contact helpline@jiscmail.ac.uk for all enquiries regarding this list The MIDAS-list is used for discussions between members of the MIDAS network on issues related to the form and content of practice-based doctoral studies in music.

MULTICULTURALISMFORUM  
This mailing list serves to connect practitioners, social researchers, academics and students working in the fields of multiculturalism, cultural equality and intercultural relations. It aims to plan and discuss knowledge exchange events which will promote more engaged social research that it valuable in local communities.

P4P-WM  
This list has been retained 07/08/2014 no one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list - contact helpline@jiscmail.ac.uk for all enquiries regarding this list A forum for staff involved in the delivery of programmes through the Partnerships for progression initiative throiughout the West midlands

PEBBLEPAD  
To discuss issues relating to the PebblePad ePortfolio system.

PIE  
This list provides a means of communication between the individuals representing those organisations that constitute Partnerships in English in the periods between meetings.

POOG-UON  
A discussion list for staff and students who are involved in public engagement and outreach.

SCHOOLBULLYING  
An official UK-based School Bullying network for researchers/academics in higher education to share advice, support and research studying bullying. Discuss current and new approaches to maintain diversity in bullying research. Identify important research questions and further new collaborations.

SENPOLICYRESEARCHFORUM  
This Forum will contribute analysis, knowledge and experience to promote the development of SEN / disability policy and practice.

SLT-LIST-UK  
This list provides a forum for speech and language therapists and related disciplines. Our aim is to encourage discussion and information-sharing about all aspects of professional activity including education, clinical practice and development of the profession.

SOIN  
Linking academic outreach practitioners in Norfolk, SOIN will maximise collaboration and ensure effective use of resources

STEM-OUTREACH-SW  
The National Higher Education Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (HE STEM) programme aims to improve outreach and widening participation across the sector. This STEM-Outreach-SW network is particularly for practitioners in the South West of England who work in the education sector (primary, secondary and tertiary) and who share a common interest in outreach and widening participation. There is a particular focus on sharing practice to help raise the profile and quality of outreach and widening participation activities.

SUMMERSCHOOLS  
This jiscmail is maintained by Action on Access, the national co-ordination team for widening participation in education. It will disseminate information to those involved in organising and running Summer Schools.

TEACHER-RESEARCHER  
Description: This list is used by teacher researchers and practitioner researchers interested in teacher research, to share ideas, create new knowledge and celebrate systematic and rigorous enquiry.

UK-SCHOOLS  
For teachers and others interested in the use of the Internet in UK schools and for general discussion about anything concerning international classroom connections.

UKLO1  
This list will be used as needed by the UK Linguistics Olympiad committee for communicating with teachers and/or pupils.

WPLONDON  
A jiscmail list to allow colleagues based in or around London, working to widen participation in higher education, to share and request information.