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Continuing, Vocational & Adult

ACADEMICSTUDYSKILLS  
This would facilitate communication, spread ideas and share examples of good practice among academic skills/study skills lecturers and tutors.

ACL-SERSC  
This list is used by the Jisc South and East Region in supporting the development of e-Learning by ACL services in the South East Region This list is a sub-list of JISC-SOUTH-AND-EAST-ACL

ACTIONONACCESS  
The mailing list of the HEFCE Co-ordination team for Widening Participation to Higher Education. This is a sublist of widening-participation.

ADDICTION-COURSE-CONVENORS  
A restricted discussion list for providers of drug and/or alcohol misuse courses, mainly within the HE and FE sector.

ADMIN-GRAD  
A forum for discussion of topics in postgraduate administration, whether in Graduate Schools, or in the graduate sections of central, faculty, school or departmental offices.

ADULT-NUMERACY  
A discussion list for Adult Numeracy specialists in the UK.

ADULT-NUMERACY-TRAINERS  
This list has been retained 22/07/2014 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 list is a discussion and information list for trainers of adult numeracy teachers.

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

ALPF  
This list has been retained 22/07/2014 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 list allows Adult Literacy and Numeracy practitioners within Glasgow to support one another and share best practice within these fields.

ARCHAEOLOGY-HEACADEMY  
This list has been retained 02/11/2015 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 Mailing list to advise community members of events relating to the archaeological community, and the History, Classics and Archaeology Subject Centre

AUA-PARTNERSHIPS  
list for AUA members to discuss issues related to partnerships and collaborations, including Erasmus Mundus and other Bologna issues and HE in FE

BASIC-SKILLS  
The Basic Skills list is intended to provide a forum for discussions relating to the provision and delivery of Basic Skills services,including and particularly relating to the introduction and use of online and other ICT resources.

BASKET  
This list focuses on the professional development of adult literacy, language and numeracy teachers. It welcomes members working in UK and non-UK contexts concerned with initial and continuing teacher education of adult literacy, language and numeracy teachers.

BME-HE-NETWORK  
This list is used to exchange information on research, projects and best practice with regard to the participation of ethnic minorities in Higher Education, and issues of concern to academic and other staff in HEIs, who are of BME origin.

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

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

CAFE-SCI  
A meeting place for academics and others involved in organising and researching science engagement activities.

CETIS-PEDAGOGY  
This list has been retained 17/02/2014 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 cetis pedagogy forum mailing list was used to support the Cetis Pedagogy Forum. The list was active from 2003 to 2012.

COMMUNITIESRESEARCHNETWORK  
Practitioner,academic, community member research and knowledge exchange network

CONTINUING-EDUCATION  
This list is for the exchange and dissemination of information regarding the provision of continuing education in the HE sector. It is anticipated that all areas of ce will be covered, including credit-bearing and non-credit-bearing LAE, CVET, CPD and administration.

CPDFORUM  
The CPD Forum is a specialist group for those in higher education institutions involved in the development, delivery and marketing of continuing professional development, executive education and short courses. It provides a platform and opportunity to sharing best practices.

DISCOURSE-POWER-RESISTANCE  
The Discourse, Power, Resistance (DPR) mailing list is used for the exchange of information, ideas and opinions on DPR, particularly in Education in the UK, and with specific reference to Post-Compulsory Education and Training.

DYSLEXIA-ADULT-NETWORK-DAN  
This list is used by Jisc to make announcements to further and higher education and the wider society as a whole about the Dyslexia Adult Network (DAN) and to encourage communication between those who are interested in increasing awareness of the impact of dyslexia, other specific learning differences and related conditions in adults.

E-BOOKS-FOR-FE  
Mailing list, providing information on the e-books for FE Project. The e-books for FE project will deliver: · A robust e-books platform for the delivery of e-books · Significant Core Collections of e-books relevant to the FE curriculum across the UK as taught in FE · JISC Collections’ e-select Framework Agreement to enable FE colleges to build upon the centrally funded Core Collections to allow collection building at a local level, to ensure that every FE college in the UK can provide its students with a highly relevant, usable and accessible digital library.

E-BOOKS-FOR-FE-PROJECT-BOARD  
This list has been retained 30/09/2015. 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 Mailing list, for members of the e-books for FE Project Board

EPCIE  
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 Establishing a forum to share good practice in the engagement of parents/carers in the education of their children

ESOL-RESEARCH  
ESOL-Research is a discussion forum for researchers and practitioners with an interest in research into teaching and learning ESOL. ESOL-Research is managed by James Simpson at the School of Education, University of Leeds. Action for ESOL campaign Website: http://www.actionforesol.org Twitter: http://twitter.com/ActionforESOL Facebook: Action for ESOL

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.

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.

FE-COPYRIGHT  
An open list for CLA lincensees in Further Education to discuss how they make the most of their FE Licence and share tips, ideas and best practice for using resources and published content.

FE2HE  
This list is to facilitate information exchange, discussion and collaborative project development amongst members of the Building Bridges Forum, an open forum of individuals in FE and HE Institutions across the East of England with an interest in encouraging and supporting mature learners to take up FE and HE.

FETN  
The Further Education Tutorial Network (FETN) forum is available to all FETN members to support the sharing of ideas, information and good practice. FETN is a not for profit company created to support the development of tutorial support, learner development and learner support across the Learning and Skills sector.

FOUNDATION-DEGREE-FORUM  
This list is used to disseminate examples of good practice, to open the discussion about Foundation degrees to a wider community and to publicise material of general interest.

FOUNDATION-YEAR-NETWORK  
The Foundation Year network aims to provide a forum for the exchange of good practice in Foundation Year education by developing an active dialogue between those responsible for programme development and delivery. This network would harness the expertise in this area to explore the differing ways practitioners meet the challenge to recruit, retain, motivate and stimulate students on challenging programmes that will prepare them for degree level study.

HAIRDRESSING  
Communications for the Hairdressing Training Service at Jisc, which will include content updates, new projects and tips and techniques for those who teach or are studying Barbering and Hairdressing levels 1-3.

HFSNEETS  
This list is for those involved in education and football who wish to share experiences about working with NEET groups

HUBHUB  
This list is used by members of the regional Hubs organised by the Learning and Skills Improvement Service to support the rollout of the Teaching and Learning Coach (Advanced Certificate) programme

IAG-NEHSN  
This list has been retained 04/08/2014 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 is for members of NEHSN, to discuss and share information, that will assist in the progression of Vocational Learners.

IBERIAN-ATLANTIC  
This list is used by scholars working on the Iberian Atlantic to disseminate information and discuss topics of interest.

ILRFORSKILLS  
This list has been retained 04/04/2017 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 Community of practice: Organisations commissioned to provide OERs for Jorum

INCLUSIVEGANDT  
The list is for educators and educational researchers interested in developing inclusive gifted and talented educational theory and practice.

IPSATIVE-ASSESSMENT  
Share case studies and practice of ipsative assessment (assessment of progress) and use of individual student learning gain data to enhance learning and student motivation

JISC-LONDON-ACL  
A mailing list for the dissemination of information to Adult and Community Learning providers in London

JISC-LONDON-WBL  
This list is to provide a regional forum for work-based learning providers to receive and share information and news related to e-learning.

JISC-RSC-E-ACL  
Mailing list for staff from ACL providers in the Eastern Region. This list is a sub-list of JISC-SOUTH-AND-EAST-ACL

JISC-RSC-LONDON-EGUIDES  
This list is for e-guides working in the ACL sector in London

JISC-RSC-LONDON-LEADERS  
This list is for dissemination of information by the JISC RSC for London to leaders and senior managers working in the post-16 education sector in London

JISC-SSBR-NEWSLETTER  
This list has been retained 18/06/2015 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 A low volume list for news about the JISC Institutional Innovation Programme from the Support, Synthesis and Benefits Realisation Project

KGSC  
Discussion of student counselling within Kent and nationally

LANGUAGESFORALL  
This list is to encourage discussion among teachers, researchers and policy-makers about the benefits of language learning for all EU citizens, particularly those from disadvantaged or marginalised groups.

LEARNING-FROM-FILM-TV-NEWMEDIA  
This list is used by members of the Learning from Film, TV and new media Network for annoucements and notifictaion of relevant events

LIFEWIDEEDUCATION  
A list for people in all sectors of education who see the whole of learners' lives as an opportunity for learning and personal development. Aims to; 1) the support an interdisciplinary network of educational professionals with an interest in this field 2) to encourage the sharing of practice and ideas 3) to promote discussion about the challenges and opportunities afforded by lifewide education 4) to facilitate the development of new knowledge for better practice

LINKS-INTO-LANGUAGES-E-BULLETIN  
This list has been retained 03/05/2017 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 Monthly e-bulletin to all those signed up to the Links into Languages mailing list.

LLN-NATIONAL-FORUM  
Lifelong Learning Network practitioners

LRDG-LANCASTER  
This list is for people interested in receiving information about the activities of the Literacy Research Centre, Lancaster University, particularly our weekly research seminars and other events that may be of interest.

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.

MATHS-STUDY-SKILLS  
The purpose of this list is to support the social networking of a group of UK academics developing mathematics study skills resources. New members can only be accepted if they have an institutional email address.

MATURE-LEARNING  
Sharing thoughts and information about the significance of mature learners in education and their roles in society.

MATURESTUDENTS  
This is an open list for anyone within the academic community with an interest in Mature Students Issues. It is hoped that the list will be used to share best practice in mature students provision.

MYWORLD  
This list has been retained 14/08/2014 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 is used by the myWORLD project team for sharing information related to the management and implementation of the project.

NANAMIC  
The discussion list for Mathematics and Numeracy practitioners in colleges, adult education and other post compulsory training organisations.

NANAMIC-COMMITTEE  
This is an email list that will be used by the organising committee of the National Association for Numeracy and Mathematics in Colleges.

NANAMIC-OBSANDCONS  
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 This list will enable members to receive relevant information from the NANAMIC committee without getting the more day-to-day mundane messages.

NE-MOODLE-GROUP  
Network for those with an interest in Moodle VLE in the North East region

NERTG  
This list is to be used by members of the North East Regional Teaching Group in order to network, organise meetings, update and question/answer queries relating to TDA activities and current information/changes in the current Teacher Training system.

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

PCET-PROF-DEV  
This list is for all providers (teachers, lecturers, developers, managers, researchers, consultants) of initial teacher training (e.g. PGCE and Cert. Ed. for FE and HE)and subsequent professional development of teachers in the post-compulsory (16+) sector of UK education.

PEBBLEPAD  
To discuss issues relating to the PebblePad ePortfolio system.

PETAL  
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 list is used for project communications and management of a JISC-funded e-learning tools development project.

PHIL-LLE  
Discussion list for the ancient philosophy as Lifelong Learning concept

PRISONS  
This list is to share information & good practice between prison and public libraries in order to better support (ex) prisoners & their families.

PROFDOC  
Membership of the network is open to programme leaders, supervisors, tutors, and policy makers. It is concerned with all aspects of the philosophy, design, development, delivery and marketing of professional, practice-based, and industrial doctorates in any discipline.

RAPALLIST  
This is the mailing list for RaPAL, Research and Practice in Adult Literacy (www.rapal.org.uk), which brings together researchers and adult literacy practitioners.

REFUGEESINTOTEACHING  
This list has been retained 08/08/2014 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 Refugees into Teaching list will allow partner agencies and refugee teachers to discuss issues about getting refugee teachers into teaching and providing support through the qualification process. More information is provided on the project website: www.refugeesintoteaching.org.uk

RSCSCOTLAND-SUPPORTED-LEARNING  
This list has been retained 24/11/2016 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 Specific mail list for staff who work in Supported Learning programmes across Scottish FE colleges.

SANCTUARY  
A mutual support network for sharing information, learning and good practice around welcoming and supporting refugees and asylum seekers in Higher Education. Members may already be involved with the Article 26 and Universities of Sanctuary initiatives, or may simply wish to join to find out more.

SCHOLARSHIP-PROJECT  
A site for everyone involved in the Higher Education Funding Council for England catalyst funded project (2015-2018) on embedding scholarship in College Higher Education in England, administered by the Association of Colleges

SCI-3L  
A discussion list for academic staff in higher education institutions with a remit for managing, teaching or researching programmes in lifelong learning with a science or technology theme. The list is also for part-time tutors who deliver such programmes. The list will be concerned with the following issues; science curriculum; issues of teaching and learning; delivery methods, quality assurance, accreditation, modularisation, assessment, institutional policy towards science and lifelong learning, sharing good practice; funding opportunities; how HE institutions can respond to the public understanding and dialogue in science debate; links with other areas of science communication

SCUTREALIST  
List of institutional, individual and honorary members of SCUTREA (Standing Conference on University Teaching and Research in the Education of Adults)

SELN-SURREY-SUSSEX  
South East Learning Network list for Surrey and Sussex, enabling networking in the post-16 sector for organisations in these 2 counties. Sub-list of rsc-se-superlist This list is a sub-list of JISC-SOUTH-AND-EAST-FE

SEOCN-BES  
This list has been retained 08/08/2014 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 list will be used by SE Open College Network to communicate developments/ useful information in the Basic/Essential skills area. The list will also be a communication tool for us, our members and BES contacts.

SERVICELEARNING  
The purpose of this list is to develop a network for sharing and support relating to the service learning activities in HE and the community.

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

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.

SUP-DEVELOPMENT  
A list for those concerned with the supervision of researchers and research students and those involved in supervisor development.

TRAINERS-CPD-NETWORK  
This list is used by professionals involved in training and development activities within HRD (Human Resource Development) to share resources, give support and conduct research into pertinent issues.

UALL-SENET  
This list is to allow members of the UALL (Universities Association for Lifelong Learning) Student Experience Network to communicate about issues relating to the teaching and support of part time and mature students in Higher Education

UK-PARTTIME-AND-MATURE-STUDENTS  
This list has been retained 11/08/2014 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 is for Student Unions and Student Union Officers with responsibilities for Part-time students and Mature Students to contact each other for advice, information, discuss part-time student and mature student issues and to encourage problem solving at local level.

UKAT  
This list is used by HE and FE staff involved in advising and personal tutoring to share ideas, resources, and research in the field.

UKSU-LGBT  
A list for LGBT Students/Officers and Supporting Sabbatical Officers to find out about the changing regulations on LGBT Equality, and new thinking in this area.

USERSANDCARERS  
This list has been retained 11/08/2014 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 group aims to provide an inclusive and representative strategy for service user and carer involvement and to share and build on existing best practice both internal and external to the University. This list has been retained 11/08/14. Existing subscribers may access archives, the list won't accept any new posts or subscribers.

VIRTUALWORLDS  
There is a lot of interest in the use of virtual worlds for teaching and learning. This list is to encourage discussion of developments in the use of virtual worlds in education.

VOL-SECTOR-NEW-RESEARCHERS  
The Voluntary Sector New Researchers is used for discussion and support amongst early career researchers and students interested in voluntary sector research.

WALES-LTF  
This list will be used for discussion, peer-support and dissemination of information by users of learning technology in the post-16 sector in Wales.

WMINCETT  
WminCETT has been formed to develop excellent practice from existing good practice in Initial Teacher Training. The list will aid communication between partners and provide a space which others can be invited to join as appropriate with access to common documents/discussion threads.

WMINWBL  
Forum for Work Based Learning Providers across London regarding the new LLUK requirements for Initial Teacher Training. The Forum is jointly managed by The Westminster Partnership Centre for Excellence in Teacher Training (CETT) (University of Westminster) and LONCETT (Institute of Education)

WMOPENBADGES  
This group is for anyone in the West Midlands who has an interest in open badges, or learning more about them. Use this list to ask questions, share knowledge, develop ideas and and highlight good practice.

WORKINTEGRATEDLEARNINGUK  
This list will be used by the Alliance to facilitate communication between members of the network and encourage discussion on themes related to work integrated learning.

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

YOUNGWORKERS  
The list is to facilitate discussion between members attending and interested in an ESRC (Economic and Social Research Council) sponsored seminar programme looking at young people and precarious work. The list will continue beyond the duration of the seminars (2011 - 2012) with the intention of developing interdisciplinary discussion and networks.

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