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Continuing, Vocational & Adult

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

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

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

A discussion list for Adult Numeracy specialists in the UK.

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

ALL-AE provides information and support for those teaching foreign languages in the post 19 sector, in particular in the FE, AE and continuing education sectors

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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

Practitioner,academic, community member research and knowledge exchange network

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.

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.

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.

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.

Mailing list, providing information on Jisc's e-books for FE service The e-books for FE service delivers: · 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 learners with a highly relevant, usable and accessible digital library.

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 - jamesebsimpson@gmail.com Action for ESOL campaign Website: http://www.actionforesol.org Twitter: http://twitter.com/ActionforESOL Facebook: Action for ESOL

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.

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.

An open list for CLA licensees 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

This list was retained (archived) on 21/01/22. No one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list. For all enquires, please contact help@jisc.ac.uk This list is used by scholars working on the Iberian Atlantic to disseminate information and discuss topics of interest.

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

Lifelong Learning Network practitioners

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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

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

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.

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.

To discuss issues relating to the PebblePad ePortfolio system.

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

Discussion list for the ancient philosophy as Lifelong Learning concept

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

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.

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.

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.

This list has been retained 24/05/2021 no one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list. Contact help@jisc.ac.uk for all enquiries regarding this list 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

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

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

South East Learning Network list for Surrey and Sussex, enabling networking in the post-16 sector for organisations in these 2 counties.

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.

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

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

Mailing list for people interested in activities and events run by the TESF 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.

The TV Well-being Network (TVWellNet) news list sends announcements to educators, practitioners and researchers in health and care across the Thames Valley. Announcements include training and events for health and social care staff and students; well-being research and resources for health and social care; and information on educational exchanges.

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

The list will serve the purpose of allowing communication among members of the UK Consortium on Sustainability Research, with information on research opportunities, grants, publications and events.

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

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.

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.

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

The forum is to enable networking and discussion amongst providers of ESOL in the voluntary sector. It is moderated by the National Association for Teaching English and Community Languages to Adults (NATECLA)

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 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.

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)

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.

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.

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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