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We’ve been working to improve literacy since 1963 and believe that excellent literacy education should be informed by a range of 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’s position on key topics

Where we stand on early reading, writing, critical literacy, grammar and much more

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Home Learning with UKLA

Resources to enjoy some time with your children.

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UKLA/Wiley Shortlist Announced

View the papers selected for the UKLA?Wiley Research in Education Award

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New revised & expanded edition

Teaching grammar effectively in primary schools

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UKLA Occasional Papers

Developed by groups of UKLA members, based on the work of UKLA’s Special Interest Groups

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UKLA Impact Report 2019

Celebreating our achievements in 2019


We're looking for teachers and schools to shadow this year's #uklabookawards. To find out more, register your interest here: #RfP #teachersreading #teachersasreaders #literacy #bookawards #childrensliterature

The latest addition to my #LockdownSpineStack ! In all honesty, not a book I would’ve chosen to pick up but I’ve learnt to trust those @The_UKLA Book Award shortlists ... hooked from the very first page! Thank you for broadening my reading horizons once again, UKLA!

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Our Next Event

OU Reading for Pleasure Conference in association with UKLA. This conference will help you enrich your repertoire of children’s texts and create reading communities that connect and support young readers.

9:30am - 4:00pm Saturday November 7th, 2020 at University of Cambridge, Faculty of Education 184 Hills Road Cambridge

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