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

ASTRONOMY-EDUCATION  
The list seeks to serve educators, science communicators and those working in the fields of education and public outreach in astronomy related fields, to exchange ideas, best practises and resources.

ASTRONOMY-TEACHING-SCHOOLS  
The Astronomy Teaching in Schools mailing list is to be used for the discussion of the practice and theory of astronomy education in UK schools.

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.

BMESEDANETWORK  
I am researching BME participation in HE and in particular educational development. I want to set up a list for BME members of SEDA to explore whether SEDA reflects the community it serves and to create a network for BME SEDA members.

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

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.

CRB-HE  
List intended for the use of HE administrators to discuss issues relating to the Disclosure and Barring Service, staffing and student procedural issues.

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.

EARLY-YEARS-LANGUAGE-LEARNING  
This list has been set up to promote and disseminate research into early years language learning and its implementation in policy and practice; to create opportunities for informed and constructive discussion and debate; and to support the development of cross-national collaboration and interaction.

ED-HIST-UK  
A discussion group for those engaged in teaching, researching and teacher training in History post-16. It focuses on sharing good practice and information. Keys: History Teaching A level Undergraduate History

EPBC  
For the discussion,sharing and development of EPBC teaching materials which will help academics and students to learn more about European literature, languages and culture

ESOL-TEACHING-NORTHERN-IRELAND  
This forum is for ESOL teachers, volunteers & trainee teachers based in Northern Ireland where we can share good practice about teaching and learning, resources and ideas.

FUTURETEACHER  
The Future Teacher 3.0 project is an Erasmus+ funded project to provide free staff training, capacity building, resources and support for anyone in interested in improving their teaching and learning and using, developing and sharing effective ways of inspiring, supporting and engaging learners with and without digital technologies.

HEMPS  
The list links lecturers working in the field of Primary music across Scottish Universities which offer Initial Teacher Education courses.

HOLLT-NET  
Supporting research into the history of second/foreign language learning, teaching and assessment.

HORNSBY-DYSLEXIA  
This list is used by students, tutors and graduates of the Hornsby International Dyslexia Centre Diploma and Certificate to exchange ideas and information relevant to teachers of dyslexic people.

ICE  
To describe, swap knowledge about, and develop teaching and training strategies and practice in the area of (digital) curation, preservation, archival practice and records management.

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

INQUIRE  
INQUIRE is a EU funded project with the aim of helping to reinvigorate inquiry-based science education throughout Europe. Coordinated by Innsbruck University and Botanic Gardens Conservation International, 14 botanic gardens in 11 countries have developed 60 hour teacher training courses to inspire students in science and help address biodiversity and climate change.

JISC-WALES-DIGITAL-LITERACY  
This discussion list is for tutors and assessors in the post-16 sector in Wales who will be delivering the Essential Skills Wales digital literacy qualification. It will provide a platform for discussion, peer-support and dissemination of information by users of the Jisc Digital Literacy online Community of Practice.

LANG-GENDER  
This list is used by academics in the UK and further afield who work in the field of language, gender and sexuality to share good practice, learning resources, pedagogical strategies and material related to the teaching and research of language, gender and sexuality.

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.

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

LINGUISTICSINMFL  
The Linguistics in MFL project will assess the potential for the inclusion of linguistic topics in the Further Education MFL curriculum.

LONDON-BLACKBOARD-USERS  
The Forum is for institutions in and around the London area using Blackboard as their Virtual Learning Environment to 'bring together high quality expertise from different disciplines to share good practice, develop ideas and address staff training and implementation strategies'.

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.

MENTORING-COACHING  
This group provides a forum for those interested in researching mentoring and coaching in order to improve practice and understanding of relevant theory

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.

NLP  
This list is to provide NLP ideas and working practices in learning, teaching and management

NRICH-MAST  
This is the mailing list set up by NRICH (http://nrich.maths.org), part of the Millennium Mathematics Project at the University of Cambridge, to support primary mathematics teachers who are studying for or have completed the Primary Mathematics Specialist Teaching (MaST) qualification. Please subscribe to the mailing list to receive information and announcements about free online primary mathematics education resources published on the NRICH website and professional development courses and events.

NRICH-MAST-TUTORS  
This list is used by the NRICH project (http://nrich.maths.org) at the University of Cambridge as a discussion and information-sharing forum for HE tutors and LA staff delivering the Primary Mathematics Specialist Teacher (MaST) programme.

PBL  
A mailing list for the discussion of Problem Based Learning within HE/FE establishments.

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.

PERSONAL-TUTORING  
This list has been set up by the Academy in response to interest from personal tutors who attended the first conference on Personal Tutoring at the University of Westminster, in May 2005. The list aims to facilitate discussion about the role of personal tutoring and to identify examples of good practice, research and resources.

PICTUREBOOKRESEARCH  
An academic, interdisciplinary and multilingual discussion list for all aspects of research related to picturebooks from around the world.

POSTGRADUATEPEDAGOGIESNEWS  
News and announcements from Postgraduate Pedagogies, the open-access journal focused on the experiences and contributions of Graduate Teaching Assistants in Higher Education.

RADICALPEDAGOGIES  
Set up after the successful forum held at the University of Kent in 2018, this list is a place for those interested in Radical Pedagogies to interact and share best practice.

SCHOLARSHIP-PROJECT  
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

SCHOOLSOFSANCTUARY  
The Schools of Sanctuary Jisc email is aimed at all educational practitioners interested in teaching about refugee issues within schools and colleges. Its purpose is to share good practice in curriculum development and other activities which promote welcome and inclusion for everybody, and in particular people seeking sanctuary. It is particularly relevant to Schools of Sanctuary and others interested in the sanctuary award. For further information on the schools of Sanctuary award please see https://schools.cityofsanctuary.org/

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

SSI-NETWORK  
The SSI-network will focus on socio-scientific issues as a challenge for science education for all. More specifically the common area of interest will be recent and current thinking on the epistemology of science and recent developments in science. Through discussion, a theoretical perspective on how this thinking impacts on society and environment will be elaborated and, thus, how it should impact on learning and teaching of science at all levels.

STUDENTLEDTEACHINGAWARDS  
This list will be used by the partner unions in the National Union of Students/ Higher Education Academy Student-Led Teaching Awards project to exchange advice guidance and examples of good practice.

TEACHER-EDUCATION-ALL  
A superlist covering open and closed teacher education sublists, for mailings of general information, notification of events, conferences and publications of professional interest.

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.

TEACHERWORLD  
Teacherworld invites PGCE students to engage in discussion to promote their professional development and share expertise on selected issues.

TEACHERWORLD-DISCUSSION  
Discussions on Teacherworld will focus on current issues in the field of race, ethniciry and diversity and inclusion and how these impact upon education. It welcomes contributions from teachers, trainees and others interested in sharing good practice in this area and promoting diversity.

TELSIGBALEAP  
Technology-enhanced learning special interest group

UKOER3-EMBEDDING  
This list is used by the Higher Education Academy to make announcements to projects currently undertaking work as part of the OER Phase 3 Commissioned Embedding Projects #Strand.

UNDERGROUNDMATHEMATICS  
This list is designed to share news and information about Underground Mathematics, a new website, designed at the Faculty of Mathematics at the University of Cambridge which aims to support and enhance post-16 mathematics education.

VOLUNTEERSINESOLFORUM  
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)

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)