NATECLA National association for Teachers of English and Community Languages. The major association for ESOL teachers in the UK
IATEFL International Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language
NALA – National Adult Literacy Agency (Ireland)
LLU+ – Based at London South Bank University
https://www.jiscmail.ac.uk/cgi-bin/webadmin?A0=ESOL-RESEARCH Excellent mailing list for information about the UK ESOL field, maintained by James Simpson at the University of Leeds.
http://www.nifl.gov/mailman/listinfo/englishlanguage – Adult English Language Acquisition Discussion List, hosted by the the National Institute for Literacy (USA).
UK FE Professional Development links
http://tlp.excellencegateway.org.uk/tlp/leadersandmanagers/goingforgold/ – A more accessible version of the CPD resources from the Excellence Gateway – Going for Gold
CETT Coaching and Mentoring resources http://cett.excellencegateway.org.uk/content/resources_services/themes.htm
Functional Skills Forum: http://www.functionalskills.org/
Other Professional Development links
Educ.ar – Professional development resource from Argentine department of education.
http://www.enlaces.cl – Chilean government project to increase usage of IT in education.
http://www.educarchile.cl/ – (Another) Chilean government project to increase usage of IT in education.
http://www.ceibal.edu.uy/ Professional development resource from Uruguayan department of education.
http://www.edna.edu.au – Australia’s free online network for Educators.
http://www.xtec.cat/ – Xarxa telematica de Catalunya
http://www.downes.ca/ – Website from Stephen Downes
http://cybraryman.com/profdevelop.html – Big list of professional development resources.
http://aztea.wikispaces.com/Web+2.0+Resources+and+Tutorials – Web 2.0 tutorials