Email lists devoted to youth issues (research and practice)
Announcement lists and discussion lists about youth affairs, youth research, etc:
AYIN e-list (email discussion list/news alert service: sign up
- Youthgas email discussion list
- The YARN list closed in November 2007 (Youth Affairs Research Network).
Youth Field Xpress
- Australian youth peak lists: e.g. YACVIC Announce
Explore them from our list of youth peak organisations.
Lists with a subject focus:
- Carers: NSW Young Carer Association
- Child abuse: the National Child Protection Clearinghouse has several lists, including childprotect
- Drug and alcohol issues:
Alcohol and Drug Council of Australia: ADCA (membership required)
Australian Drug Foundation: DrugInfo Clearinghouse updates
- Development: Society for Research in Child Development list of communities
ACER email newsletters
EDUCAUSE news (technology and higher education)
Note: edna publishes several newsletters for different audiences in the education and training community. The newsletters present information from a wide variety of sources both within Australia and internationally; items or stories are chosen by edna information officers. See: http://www.edna.edu.au/edna/go/news/newsletters Of interest: 'The Networker features e-learning news, resources and events for Australian educators, and has an RSS feed. (The edna newsletter, The Communicator merged with 'The Networker' in September 2008.) 'Higher Education Update' is published weekly, and covers higher education news both nationally and internationally.
Australian Council of State School Organisations (ACSSO):
ACSSO Australian Education Digest
ACSSO International News Roundup
ACSSO Values Education
ACSSO Languages Education
ACSSO Ensemble - Music Education
ACSSO Public Education Voice
ACSSO Family School Partners
Also see the Australian Government Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations web site.
- Experiential education: explore the Association for Experiential Education (AEE) website for a list of outdoor education discussion lists (including overseas lists).
- Employment: YES Discussion List
- Families: Australian Institute for Family Studies: list of discussion lists
- History: H-Childhood (USA) is focused on the history of childhood and youth. The network is co-sponsored by the Society for the History of Children and Youth (SHCY) and H-Net.
- Mental health:
AICAFMHA Youth Participation List
AICAFMHA Discussion List
MindMatters discussion group
- Rights: Australian Human Rights Commission mailing lists
- Students and tertiary education: The (US) National Resource Center for The First-Year Experience and Students in Transition hosts five listservs
- Transport: The Dusseldorp Skills Forum web site had a section called Transport for young people in rural and regional Australia which includes an interest group on youth transport issues.
International email discussion lists:
- International Child and Youth Care Network: CYC-NET
- European Sociologist email list (Research Network 'Youth & Generation') ESA-Youth
- International Sociological Association's Research Committee on Sociology of Youth list (ISA members only) RC34
- Resilience; youth development: Search Institute (USA) on resilience and developmental assets. Also see their 'Healthy Communities - Healthy Youth' initiative, launched by Search Institute in 1996 to equip and support communities around the world that are engaging multiple sectors to build Developmental Assets in young people.
- Youth at the United Nations