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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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Conferences

Creative Approaches to Teaching Grammar In Context: A Joint NEU and UKLA event

This practical morning will explore how creative approaches to teaching grammar can be developed both in English lessons and across the curriculum.

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Celebrate Books

The UKLA Book Awards

The Longlists for the 2020 Book Awards are here!

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Research

Research Grants of £3000 available!

We aim to work with you to promote informed decision making by literacy professionals, policymakers, and the public.

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UKLA Bookshop

New Minibook!

Teaching Spelling 6-11: designing effective learning in English and across the curriculum

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Free Resources

Knowledge and inspiration

Resources for all

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Explore UKLA Networks

Special Interest Groups and Networks

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“Being part of the UKLA as a HE tutor ensures that I have access to an organisation that promotes high standards of literacy teaching and is at the forefront of current research developments. Through reading UKLA publications and attending excellent conferences I feel confident that I am passing on the most effective methods of teaching literacy to my trainee teachers.”

Rebecca Simpson-Hargreaves, Primary English lecturer Manchester University
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