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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.

Shortlist announced for the UKLA/Wiley Research in Literacy Education Award 2018

Monday, February 12, 2018

UKLA is delighted to announce shortlists for the prestigious ​UKLA/ Wiley-Blackwell Research in Literacy Education Award 2018.

UKLA announces the shortlist for the Academic Book Award 2018

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

The four books selected for the shortlist all make distinctive and very different contributions to the field. Subjects include: film, storytelling, writer identity and digital media.

UKLA Life Time Achievement Award

Monday, January 22, 2018

​On 20 November 2017, colleagues, friends, admirers and family gathered to celebrate the immense contribution Margaret Meek has made both nationally and internationally to the advancement of language, literacy and literature education.

Ofsted’s ‘Bold Beginnings’ UKLA response

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Although welcoming some of the viewpoints and observations within the report, UKLA has some serious concerns and reservations regarding the possible impact that some of the statements might have on the future development of the early years curriculum.

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