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Email discussion lists

An email discussion list or listserv is a method of communicating with a group of people via email. Email discussion lists can be ‘open’ or ‘closed’.  A‘closed’ email discussion list means that messages sent to the list are private and only people who are subscribed to the list can send to and receive messages from the list. An 'open' email discussion list still requires people to be subscribe if they wish to email to the list, however messages sent to the list will not be private.

There are a number of email discussion lists that are relevant to you:

Aust-Ed is an initiative of the Australian Tertiary Education Network on Disability (ATEND) and is a closed list, it aims to facilitate discussion and information-sharing among disability practitioners and teachers within the post-secondary education sector.   Discussions focus on inclusive teaching, learning and support for people with disability the further education sector. For more information, including how to access archived emails,  go to austed-list online form

How to access archived Aust-Ed emails

EdEquity is a closed list, and is intended for use by equity practitioners and those interested in equity issues in higher education in Australia. The list is open to a broad range of staff working across higher education. For more information go to edequity-aus online form

Dis-Forum is a UK-based forum and is for professionals involved in the delivery of services to students with disability in higher education. For more information go to Dis-Forum (UK listserv)

DSSHE (Disabled Student Services in Higher Education) is a US-based forum for professionals involved in the delivery of services to students with disability in higher education. For more information go to DSSHE (USA listserv)  

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National Centre for Student Equity in Higher Education (NCSEHE)
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Australian Network on Disability (AND)
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Centre for Disability Studies (CDS)
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