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UKLA Children’s Digital Book Award 2018

Monday, June 25, 2018

News about the UKLA Children’s Digital Book Award 2018

UKLA announces the winners of the NEU sponsored conference places 2018

Thursday, June 14, 2018

Each year, the NEU sponsors up to 6 students from the shadowing programme to attend the Book Awards ceremony and UKLA International Conference...

UKLA announces the shortlist for the new Brenda Eastwood Award

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

UKLA is delighted to announce the shortlist for our new award in memory of a much loved friend and colleague.

UKLA Book Award 2019 news

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

​UKLA invites submissions from 1 June 2018

UKLA announces the winners of Our Class Loves This Book: The John Downing Award 2018

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

UKLA is delighted to announce that the winners are Lynn Stuart and Heather Sanderson and their P3 pupils from Wallace Primary School, Renfrewshire for their work based on ‘Pugs of the Frozen North’ by Philip Reeve and Sarah McIntyre.

​Notice of AGM 2018

Thursday, May 10, 2018

From the Hon Sec. David Reedy We look forward to welcoming members to the Association’s AGM which will be held at The Mercure Cardiff Holland House Hotel and Spa Cardiff, Wales CF24 0DDon7th July, 2018. Time tbc, but circa. 5.00pm., Room tbc.

2018 Academic Book Award Winner Announced!

Monday, April 30, 2018

UKLA is delighted to announce that the winner of the 2018 Academic Book Award is...

Invitation to contribute to an important survey from Professor Margaret M. Clark

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

If you are a head teacher of an infant or a primary school in England, a teacher who has assessed children on the Phonics Screening Check or a parent any of whose children have been assessed on the check we hope you will take part in this independent survey.

UKLA announces the winners of the UKLA/Wiley Research in Literacy Education Award 2018

Monday, April 23, 2018

The shortlists were chosen by panels convened by JRR editors Julia Carroll & Jessie Ricketts and Literacy editors Jill McClay and Clare Dowdall.

Shortlists Announced for the Unique Awards from Teachers

Monday, March 26, 2018

In the only national book awards which are judged by teachers, the choices reflect their preference for the diversity and quality offered by small independent publishers.

The Progress in International Reading Literacy Study PIRLS 2016: a cautionary tale by Margaret Clark

Thursday, March 22, 2018

We're grateful to Margaret Clark and the Education Journal for allowing us to re-produce this article on The Progress in International Reading Literacy Study PIRLS 2016

​UKLA Literacy School of the Year 2017-18 announced

Tuesday, March 06, 2018

UKLA is proud to announce the 2017-18 recipient of our prestigious award for schools. St. Anthony’s Primary School, Renfrewshire is the 2017-18 Literacy School of the year: A school where literacy thrives.

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