Using the internet
The above will be of use if you want to improve or refresh your internet searching skills.
- JISCmail - national academic mailing list service facilitating discussion, collaboration and communication within the UK academic community and beyond.
The following are a selection of quality resources that you may find useful:-
- Association for Citizenship Teaching (ACT)
- Centre for Citizenship and Human Rights Education - hosted on St Patricks' College, Drumcondra
- Citizenship Foundation - The Citizenship Foundation is an independent education and participation charity in the UK.
- Citizenship Links - produced and hosted by University of Exeter
- Citizenship Teaching Online
- Civitas - Civitas International for; civic education practitioners, teachers, teacher trainers, and curriculum designers.
- Eldis Gateway to Citizenship
- Global Dimension The global dimension explores our connections with the rest of the world. With a global dimension to their education, learners can engage with complex global issues and explore the links between their own lives and people, places and issues throughout the world.
- Intute: Social Sciences: Citizenship type citizenship into the search box.
- BRIDGE Siyanda is a searchable database of gender and development materials from across the world
- Directgov - public services all in one place
- Eldis Gateway to Community Development
- Informal Education (infed) - established in 1995 to provide a space for people to explore the theory and practice of informal education and social action learning.
- - publications. Website being relaunched.
- Intute: Social Sciences: Community development type community development into the search box
- The knowledgebase is designed to help community and voluntary sector organisations access the benefits of information technology. The knowledgebase is a comprehensive source of independent ICT information and advice.
- NVCO (National Council for Voluntary Organisations)
- Neighbourhood Statistics - This site provides access to statistics relating to a wide range of subjects including population, crime, health and housing.
- NGO Cafe
- OneWorld Guides The Guides form the educational component of oneworld.net, the development portal with a global reputation stretching back over 10 years. They provide an introduction to relevant issues in over 70 developing countries and for 20 cross-cutting development topics, with particular focus on the Millennium Development Goals.
- Social Watch
- Urban Forum Online Urban Forum is an umbrella body for community and voluntary groups with interest in urban and regional policy, especially regeneration
- Better Housing - Better Housing is designed to help frontline practitioners implement evidence-based practice in their workplace. The Race Equality Foundation’s rapidly expanding collection of free-to-view briefing papers, resources and weblinks will help staff embed the promotion of race equality in their everyday work, providing information and good practice examples to tackle discrimination and overcome inequality.
- Chartered Institute of Housing - Practice hub (briefs and alerts)
- Citizens Advice
- Homeless Pages - Provides information of use to homeless people, professionals that work to help them and other interested people. Information about who becomes homeless and why, statistics about homelessness in the UK, and a glossary of terms are available.
- Housingnet.co.uk - Contains a social housing database, information and topical debate, an online maintanance manual and links to social housing Internet resources.
Select list of Youth Studies resources:
- Council of Europe Youth Forum
- Department of Education: Children and young people
- Eldis Gateway to Youth Participation
- Youth Policies in the UK: A chronological map - is hosted by the School of Social Relations at the University of Keele. It provides a retrospective guide to UK youth policies and legislation from the late nineteenth century onwards.