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We’ve been working to improve literacy since 1963 and believe that excellent literacy education should be shaped by policy and underpinned by research. Whether you are a teacher, school, student or working in HE, become a UKLA member and join our supportive community of skilled professionals.

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UKLA International Conference 2019

Literacy and Play for All: Improvisation, possibility and imagination Friday 12th to Sunday 14th July 2019 Sheffield Institute of Education

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Celebrate Books

The UKLA Book Awards

The 2019 shortlists have been announced!

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UKLA Bookshop

Updated and Revised!

I know what to write now! - Engaging Boys (& Girls) through a Multimodal Approach

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Knowledge and inspiration

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Cutting Edge Research

Explore UKLA Research

Apply for a UKLA Research Grant by 1 November 2019!

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UKLA Internationally

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“The UKLA's fundamental principle is to ensure teachers are informed of the latest, peer-assessed pedagogy whose aim is to improve literacy education for all. Its conferences and resources are second-to-none and you find yourself in the hands of excellent practitioners who don't offer quick fix solutions to improving the four language modes of literacy but concrete, reliable research. All of these stand the charity in good stead and the fact that it is continuously searching for answers (and finding them) in a culture constricted by endless government initiatives, makes it a breath of fresh air. ”

Mat Tobin, Senior Lecturer, Oxford Brookes University
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