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New sponsor and Roll of Honour 2017 announced for prestigious UKLA Literacy School of the Year Award

Monday, November 28, 2016

UKLA is delighted to welcome Nosy Crow, new sponsor of our prestigious award: the UKLA Literacy School of the Year. We are also pleased to announce the four schools who have been selected for the award's 2017 Roll of Honour.

New Books for Keeps resource: ‘The Best Medicine’ by Christine Hamill

Tuesday, November 08, 2016

In this popular series, the published Book for Keeps review of the challenging young adult novel The Best Medicine is combined with a summary of the key themes in the book, some teaching ideas, and connections to other stories that teachers may find useful.

UKLA Endorses ‘Rooted in Reading’

Tuesday, October 04, 2016

UKLA is pleased to announce that it is endorsing the project: Rooted in Reading.

Longlists announced for the 2017 UKLA Book Awards

Friday, September 09, 2016

For the first time ever the judges for these unique book awards, which are the only awards judged by active classroom teachers, will come from Scotland, with the 56 judges spread right across the country from Aberdeen to Renfrewshire!

New Reading for Pleasure resource from the NUT

Thursday, September 08, 2016

Earlier this year UKLA contributed to an NUT online publication about reading for pleasure. The new resource is now available to view from the NUT website.

New Books for Keeps resource: ‘Tidy’ by Emily Gravett

Thursday, September 08, 2016

A new Books for Keeps review of Tidy by Emily Gravett is now available for members to view on our website.

International Literacy Day - Thursday 8 September 2016

Thursday, September 08, 2016

​To celebrate International Literacy Day, we are pleased to launch UKLA’s Country Ambassador initiative.

Celebrating the UKLA International Conference and Award Winners 2016

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

A weekend of engaging keynotes, stimulating parallel sessions and inspiring award winners came together at the Bristol Mercure Holland House Hotel and Spa for one of the most successful UKLA International Conferences to date.

Experiences of the 2016 NUT Student Shadowers

Thursday, July 21, 2016

In an exciting new development, student shadowing is now sponsored by the NUT. This sponsorship enabled us to offer up 6 student conference places for the 2016 UKLA International Conference in Bristol. Find out about the winners.

Results of the UKLA Student Book Award Vote 2016

Thursday, July 21, 2016

Each year students who sign up to shadow the book awards take part in their own vote for the Winners of the UKLA Book Award. Find out who the winners are this year!

UKLA is delighted to announce the winner of the Student Research Prize 2016

Thursday, July 21, 2016

Jeannie Bulman who studied at The University of Sheffield is this year’s winner for her doctoral study entitled ‘Developing a Progression Framework for Children’s Reading of Film’.

UKLA Book Award Winners 2016

Friday, July 08, 2016

COSTA winner scoops 'Teachers' Carnegie' amongst awards celebrating language, image and imagination