|The North West Literacy, Language and Numeracy Research Forum|
|Home > Contacts and Links|
Contacts and Links
For more information about Dialogue North West, please contact Sue McCulloch:
Advisory Committee on Mathematics Education (ACME)
The Advisory Committee on Mathematics Education (ACME) is an independent committee that aims to influence Government strategy and policies with a view to improving the outcomes of mathematics teaching and learning in England. More...
Fusion: Connecting Business and Education
'Fusion: Connecting Business and Education' is a collaborative project in the North West aimed at bringing together the further education (FE) sector and key agencies including Business Link, the Learning and Skills Council (LSC) and Jobcentre Plus, to improve the responsiveness and quality of workforce development in the region. More ...
The Institute for Learning (IfL)
The Institute for Learning (IfL) is the professional body for teachers, trainers, tutors and trainee teachers in the further education and skills sector, including adult and community learning, emergency and public services, further education colleges, Ministry of Defence and the armed services, the voluntary sector and work-based learning. For more information and to join ...
Lancaster Literacy Research Centre (LLRC)
The Lancaster Literacy Research Centre (LLRC) works to understand the role of literacy in all areas of social life and to improve communication and collaboration between researchers and educational practice. The website contains details of the LLRC's research and publications, along with details of the Literacy Research Discussion Group's weekly meetings. More ...
Learning and Skills Improvement Service (LSIS) Excellence Gateway
The LSIS Excellence Gateway is a portal for practitioners at all levels within the learning and skills sector in England. Follow the Skills for Life link to find information on the new Skills for Life Core Curriculum, the Skills for Life Improvement Programme, resources and much more ...
Learning and Skills Research Network (LSRN)
The LSRN is a network based in the regions of England and Northern Ireland, bringing together people involved in producing and making use of research in the learning and skills sector and higher education. More...
Learning and Violence
This site is a place to find practical ideas to make it easier to learn or teach when violence or hard times marks our lives and/or the lives of those we work with. Most of the information is Canadian and from the adult literacy field, with materials for students, educators, administrators and researchers integrated throughout the website. More ...
National Association for Teaching English and other Community Languages to Adults (NATECLA)
If you're a teacher of ESOL or community languages or a volunteer or community worker using English with multi-lingual groups, you need NATECLA. Through NATECLA you can express your views, share your experience and influence the development of teaching practice. You can gain new perceptions, get new ideas and improve your skills. For more information and to join ...
National Centre for Excellence in the Teaching of Mathematics (NCETM)
The National Centre for Excellence in the Teaching of Mathematics (NCETM) provides effective strategic leadership for mathematics-specific CPD. It aims to raise the professional status of all those engaged in the teaching of mathematics so that the mathematical potential of learners will be fully realised. More ...
National Institute of Adult Continuing Education (NIACE)
The National Institute of Adult Continuing Education (NIACE) is the largest organisation working to promote the interests of learners and potential learners in England and Wales, and exists to encourage more and different adults to engage in learning of all kinds. The website contains details about events, research programmes and policy developments, along with the latest news and information about regional networking. More ...
National Research and Development Centre for Adult Literacy and Numeracy (NRDC)
The National Research and Development Centre for Adult Literacy and Numeracy (NRDC) is dedicated to conducting research and development projects to improve literacy, numeracy, language and related skills and knowledge. The site contains the latest reports and resources for practitioners of numeracy, literacy, ESOL and IT, along with news, events and an extensive publications catalogue. More ...
Research and Practice in Adult Literacy (RaPAL)
Established in 1985, RaPAL is the only British national organisation that focuses on the role of literacy in adult life. RaPAL is supported by membership subscription only and, along with organizing a yearly conference, publishes three journals each year. For more information and to join ...
Through the Looking Glass
Through the Looking Glass is a journal of reflective practice research, published annually by the University of Central Lancashire. First published in 2006, each edition presents a variety of research projects undertaken by practitioners within the further and lifelong learning sector as part of their teacher training programme. The editorial and abstracts from the most recent issue of Through the Looking Glass suggest this is a must-have for all those working in the sector. Click here to download a Purchase Application Form.
NIACE Functional Skills - Effective Practice
Get involved by viewing the
(MS Word doc, May 2011)
|| Home | About | Events| The
Steering Group| CPD|
| Discussion List | Keeping up-to-date | Funding and Support |Resources | Contacts and Links|