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CPD Pilot participants
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CPD Pilot participants

A group open to those participating in the ARA CPD pilot project to allow discussion, sharing of experience, and constructive criticism as the CPD framework develops 2014-2016
Created on: Tuesday, 04 February 2014
1 Member 0 Discussions 0 Wall Posts
Descriptive Standards Roundtable

Descriptive Standards Roundtable

This group exists to discuss issues around descriptive practice and standards, and is being carried out under the joint aegis of the Archives and Records Association Section for Archives and Technology and UKAD (United Kingdom Archives Discovery Network). Launched at the UKAD Forum in 2013, the project aims to stimulate debate and action in the area of descriptive standards and interoperability.
Created on: Wednesday, 27 November 2013
8 Members 4 Discussions 0 Wall Posts
Archive Service Accreditation - help for applicants

Archive Service Accreditation - help for applicants

This group exists to promote sharing and discussion between applicants for Archive Service Accreditation. As the scheme rolls out it will be a learning experience for the entire archives sector and this group provides a space to explore that.
Created on: Friday, 05 July 2013
1 Member 2 Discussions 0 Wall Posts
Explore Your Archive

Explore Your Archive

This is a group for sharing ideas and making contacts for the new campaign for the archives sector. What are you thinking of putting in your box? Do you have a particular story planned? Do you need ideas for themes or good people to contact? Had a brilliant idea that would benefit others? Want to be part of a joint story box? Share here!
Created on: Friday, 14 June 2013
1 Member 1 Discussion 0 Wall Posts
Diversity

Diversity

Area for discussions relating to the Diversity Working Group and other diversity-related issues. See also ARA's diversity webpage: http://www.archives.org.uk/ara-in-action/diversity.html
Created on: Monday, 18 June 2012
8 Members 7 Discussions 0 Wall Posts
Chief Archivists in Local Government Group

Chief Archivists in Local Government Group

Welcome to the CALG Group! We exist to promote the preservation and use of archives which are (or, in the opinion of the Group, should be) in the care of local authorities with archive powers in England and Wales. Our objectives are to influence the policies and practices of European, national and local governments, and others, in support of the above aim; to promote the exchange of ideas and information among local authority archive services a ...
Created on: Wednesday, 02 November 2011
10 Members 1 Discussion 0 Wall Posts
Film, Sound and Photography Section

Film, Sound and Photography Section

The section for Film, Sound and Photography was established to exchange views and information on film, sound and photographic archives and to encourage good practice among those concerned with their acquisition, preservation and arrangement.
Created on: Friday, 23 September 2011
37 Members 2 Discussions 2 Wall Posts
PSQG sub-committee on Volunteering
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PSQG sub-committee on Volunteering

The aim of the group is to drive improvements in volunteering practice within the archive sector; to increase the number and range of volunteering opportunities and ensure the contribution and impact of volunteering is evaluated and celebrated. The sub-committee is co-ordinating various activities as part of the Volunteering in Archives Action Plan. These include - the ARA Volunteering Award http://www.archives.org.uk/campa ...
Created on: Thursday, 01 September 2011
1 Member 0 Discussions 0 Wall Posts
Legislation and Standards Working Group

Legislation and Standards Working Group

A place for updates on the work of ARA's legislation and standards working group. We monitor proposals for changes to legislation and regulations for european, national and local government and business, assess any likely impact on archives and records management and prepare the association's views and responses. Check here to find out which consultations we have responded to, which we are preparing a response to, and to give us yo ...
Created on: Tuesday, 02 August 2011
6 Members 0 Discussions 0 Wall Posts
ARA Conservation Training Scheme
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ARA Conservation Training Scheme

A Group for the committee, instructors and trainees involved with The ARA Training Scheme for Archive Conservators. The course aims to equip candidates with the wide variety of skills now required of archive conservators. The scheme was formed in the early 1970's in recognition of the growing demands being placed on conservators and to assist the development from a craft based skill to the multidisciplinary occupation that is conservation today. ...
Created on: Thursday, 12 May 2011
12 Members 2 Discussions 0 Wall Posts
Archive Pace Setters

Archive Pace Setters

This is a group designed to bring together people who have received Archive Pace Setter status for projects within their organisation - and people who might like to become Pace Setters! More info about the programme is available at http://www.archives.org.uk/campaigns/archive-pace-setter-scheme.html
Created on: Wednesday, 04 May 2011
4 Members 1 Discussion 0 Wall Posts
Archives for Learning and Education Section

Archives for Learning and Education Section

A forum for members interested in the use of archives in education and lifelong learning.
Created on: Tuesday, 26 April 2011
38 Members 0 Discussions 0 Wall Posts
Continuing Professional Development - free and frank discussion
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Continuing Professional Development - free and frank discussion

This group is designed to offer a private, professional space to discuss proposed developments in CPD. This is a closed community whose content is accessible only to site members. The CPD working group want to encourage a space where people can talk freely and express their views without reservations. We need to get a range of views from across the profession on what would or would not work for ARA's future CPD. We're developing t ...
Created on: Friday, 01 April 2011
48 Members 1 Discussion 0 Wall Posts
Treasurers and Budget Holders

Treasurers and Budget Holders

A group for treasurers and budget holders of working groups, committees, regions, nations and sections.
Created on: Monday, 21 February 2011
4 Members 1 Discussion 0 Wall Posts
CPD group

CPD group

The Archives and Records Association is committed to supporting the continuing professional development (CPD) of its members. The Professional Development Committee has convened a working group to scope, shape and consult members on a CPD framework. The first meeting of the group is at the end of March 2011. We want to know what members think about CPD and how a framework could best support the professional journey.
Created on: Sunday, 13 February 2011
13 Members 2 Discussions 1 Wall Post
PSQG: Security & Access Group (SAG)
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PSQG: Security & Access Group (SAG)

Security & Access: a group for sharing and discussing security and access concerns and experience.
Created on: Tuesday, 08 February 2011
5 Members 0 Discussions 0 Wall Posts
All-Party Parliamentary Group on Archives & History

All-Party Parliamentary Group on Archives & History

This is where brief notices and updates about the work of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Archives and History will be posted, along with discussions about its work and advance notices of meetings open to the public.
Created on: Monday, 07 February 2011
9 Members 0 Discussions 0 Wall Posts
Para-professionals and trainees

Para-professionals and trainees

This is a group for all those involved in the record-keeping who are considering becoming qualified
Created on: Saturday, 05 February 2011
17 Members 3 Discussions 0 Wall Posts
Training Group Officers
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Training Group Officers

A group for members of the Training Group
Created on: Friday, 04 February 2011
10 Members 0 Discussions 0 Wall Posts
Cuts to Archive & Records Services

Cuts to Archive & Records Services

This is the place for you to keep the Association and fellow Members informed about cuts and service reductions or reorganisations in your area. Please let us know anything that is in the public domain (with links to online documentation if possible) or else in the pipeline. The information gathered will enable the Association to feed in examples and case studies into the ongoing advocacy work undertaken on behalf of Members by Officers and staff ...
Created on: Monday, 31 January 2011
25 Members 1 Discussion 0 Wall Posts