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UKLA announces the winner of Our Class Loves This Book: the John Downing Award 2016

Monday, April 25, 2016

This prestigious UKLA Award celebrates a class’s response (led by their teacher) to one of the books shortlisted for the UKLA Book Awards 2015

Call for papers for a Special Themed Issue of Literacy

Wednesday, January 06, 2016

Contributions are invited for a Special Themed Issue of Literacy on “Assessment, Accountability and Policy” - April 2017

UKLA is delighted to announce the winners of the UKLA Wiley-Blackwell Award 2016

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Congratulations to the winners, and Wiley-Blackwell for their continued generosity in supporting this award.

Free Shakespeare resources from the National Literacy Trust

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

To commemorate the death of William Shakespeare, the National Literacy Trust are providing a free downloadable resources for teachers.

BBC Comedy Classroom Competition

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

The BBC has launched a fantastic new writing competition, co-sponsored by the National Literacy Trust, to use children’s literacy skills to generate laughter. We invite teachers to get involved, encourage students to enter and ‘have a write laugh’!

UKLA is delighted to announce the winner of the 2016 Academic Book Award

Thursday, April 14, 2016

​UKLA is delighted to announce the winner of the 2016 Academic Book Award is: Researching Literacy Lives: Building communities between home and school by Teresa Cremin, Marilyn Mottram, Fiona Collins, Sacha Powell and Rose Drury (Routledge).

UKLA Book Award 2016: Shortlists Announced

Monday, March 21, 2016

Shortlists announced for the unique awards which give middle grade and picturebook authors equal billing with YA and confirm a third shortlist place for Costa winner Frances Hardinge

Shortlists announced: UKLA/ Wiley-Blackwell Research in Literacy Education Award 2016

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

​UKLA is delighted to announce shortlists for the prestigious UKLA/ Wiley-Blackwell Research in Literacy Education Award 2016

Our Class Loves This Book: The John Downing Award 2016 - Call for submissions

Wednesday, February 03, 2016

UKLA invites teachers to submit their entries for the Our Class Loves This Book Award: The John Downing Award 2016, sponsored by Just Imagine.

UKLA Digital Book Award 2016: Call for submissions now open!

Tuesday, February 02, 2016

UKLA, in partnership with Book Trust, and sponsored by The Open University, invites publishers and producers of children’s digital books to submit their titles for the UKLA Digital Book Award 2016.

UKLA Book Awards: Student Shadowing Programme

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Are you an HE Tutor? Interested in leading a group of student teachers shadowing the 2016 UKLA Book Awards in the summer term? Register your University to participate in this exciting programme, and two of your students could win a place at the UKLA International Conference 2016!

Shortlist announced: UKLA Academic Book Award 2016

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

UKLA is delighted to announce the shortlist for the UKLA Academic Book Award 2016