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Monday, September 10, 2018

The judges for these unique book awards, now in their 11th year and the only awards judged by active classroom teachers, will enjoy the challenge of reading a diverse range of exciting texts from debut authors and small imprints, as well as from more established authors and publishers, selected for them by an experienced panel of past teacher judges, ex-teachers, librarians and consultants.

International Literacy Day – September 8th 2018

Thursday, September 06, 2018

International Literacy Day reminds us of the importance of literacy as a matter of dignity and human rights, and promotes a literacy agenda that supports a more literate and sustainable society.

Preliminary report of the independent survey of the Phonics Screening Check

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

​On 6th July the preliminary report of the independent survey of the Phonics Screening Check was launched on the Newman University website...

Free Access to Special Issue of Literacy

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Reading for Pleasure: supporting reader engagement (Volume 52:2) is currently freely available...

The Brenda Eastwood Award for good practice in teaching for diversity and inclusion - Winners!

Saturday, July 07, 2018

Congratulations to our Winners! To launch the first Brenda Eastwood Award for good practice in diversity and inclusion, the panel of judges has agreed to make two awards: one for an individual and one for a school.


Friday, July 06, 2018

The unique UKLA Book Awards are the only awards to be judged entirely by teachers. In their 10th Anniversary year, their choice of winning books which, according to the criteria, can “enhance all aspects of literacy learning” clearly demonstrates that teachers’ judgements are soundly based on pupil response.

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.

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