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UKLA Viewpoints published

Thursday, January 30, 2020

UKLA sets out its position on a number of key topics in Literacy.

UKLA’s response to EYFS consultation

Thursday, January 30, 2020

​In October 2019, a consultation was launched on proposals for changes to the statutory framework for the early years foundation stage in England. Read UKLA's response.

UKLA Agenda for Action 2020

Wednesday, November 27, 2019

At a time when political parties are being asked to outline their principles and policy, the United Kingdom Literacy Association offers its own Agenda for Action.

UKLA Impact Report 2018

Thursday, November 07, 2019

In this short report, UKLA shares its significant achievements from 2018.

Are these assessments and screening checks good for our health?

Thursday, October 31, 2019

Professor Margaret Clark writes a critique of the Phonics Screening Check which now dominates Early Years Education. We are grateful to Margaret Clark and the Education Journal for allowing us to reproduce this article.

A community of people who are passionate about literacy

Thursday, October 31, 2019

"As long as we continue to learn from each other and share our knowledge and practice, momentum will only continue to grow,” says Jo Bowers, UKLA Regional Rep for Wales

The benefits of being a regional rep are endless.

Tuesday, October 01, 2019

Katharine Vallely celebrates the vital role of UKLA’s regional reps and shares her thoughts on the lack of diversity in children’s picture books.

UKLA submits evidence to the Oracy All-Party Parliamentary Group

Thursday, September 26, 2019

​The Oracy All-Party Parliamentary Group is conducting an enquiry focused on oracy- Speak for Change.

New Criteria, new award and new publishers reflected in UKLA Book Awards 2020 longlists

Monday, September 23, 2019

​The 12th year of these unique book awards, which are the only national awards judged by active classroom teachers, sees a revision of the age boundaries and the creation of a new award category for information books, as well as revised judging criteria seeking to make the awards more diverse and inclusive.

“Since attending the International Conference, the support I have received has been overwhelming”

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Nigel Lungenmuss-Ward is in his second year of teaching after a major career change in his mid-20s. He tells us what inspired him to make the move into education, the satisfaction his role brings him and the benefits he’s received from his UKLA membership.

How working with others can help overcome challenges in education

Monday, September 02, 2019

In this blog, Richard Charlesworth, UKLA Regional Rep for London, talks about the development of a more creative and effective English curriculum.

​UKLA International Conference – a first timer’s response

Monday, August 12, 2019

Here Emma Rogers from Bishop Grosseteste University talks about her experience of attending the UKLA International Conference for the first time.

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