Partner associations

ALDinHE: Academic Learning Development in Higher Education. (UK) ALDinHE is a the association for learning development in higher education. It is a professional network for staff in higher education who provide additional support for students to develop their skills for study and their awareness of academic practices. Established in 2002, it has evolved into an active group, united by their interest in and commitment to the development of student learning.

ATLAANZ: Association of Tertiary Learning Advisers of Aotearoa/New Zealand for professionals working in learning advisory roles in tertiary institutions in Aotearoa (Maori for New Zealand, meaning "the long white cloud").

CASDW: Canadian Association for the Study of Discourse and Writing.CASDW is a bilingual scholarly association dedicated to advancing the study and teaching of discourse, writing and communication in academic and nonacademic settings-higher education, business, government, and nonprofit organisations.

ADCHET: Australian Disability Clearing House on Education and Training. This project has established a framework for good practice that provides information and resources to assist universities to create equitable access for students with disability and to comply with the Disability Discrimination Act and the Disability Standards for Education.

BALEAP: British Association of Lecturers in English for academic Purposes.(UK) Founded in 1972, BALEAP is a national organisation of centres where EAP (English for Academic Purposes) is taught within British Universities and providers of higher education.

EATAW: European Association for Teaching of Academic Writing. Membership is free, and there is a Listserver.


EdNa: Education Network Australia is Australia's leading online resource collection and collaborative network for the education and training community.

English Australia (EA) is the national peak body and professional association for the ELICOS sector of international education - providers offering English Language Intensive Courses to Overseas Students.

EWCA: European Writing Centers Association. Its mission is to increase Writing Center awareness and serve as a forum for bridging the geographic divide facing universities in Europe. EWCA has a great page of links to international writing centers. Register for EWCA Listserver.

HERDSA: the Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australia (Australia) brings together and informs anybody interested and involved in the improvement of teaching, learning and policy in higher education. Subscribe or unsubscribe to the HERDSA mailing list, or post a message.

ICWA: International Writing Centers Association (USA) (ex American Writing Centers Association). The IWCA Website is dedicated to providing all who work in writing centers internationally with timely and practical information about ICWA, about writing center work for peer, graduate, and professional tutors, and about directing a writing center.

ISSOTL: International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (Canada) serves faculty members, staff, and students who care about teaching and learning as serious intellectual work. Its goal is to foster inquiry and disseminate findings about what improves and articulates post-secondary learning and teaching.

LASAC: Learning Specialists Association of Canada is a Canadian organisation dedicated to the professional staff and faculty members whose work in HE institutions supports and furthers students, faculty, staff, and administrative goals by providing comprehensive learning development support through a variety of assessments, methods, strategies, and programs that are developed using scholarship, empirical data, practical experience, and sound pedagogy. They are known by many titles, including disability specialists, learning skills counsellors, and learning strategists, but all are considered learning specialists.

WAC (Writing Across the curriculum) Clearinghouse is a US-based partnership with the international Network of Writing Across the Curriculum Programs, and it publishes journals, books, and other resources for teachers who use writing in their courses. The site is open to all and membership is free.