News : December 2010

New UKLA Resources and Reviews facility

Tuesday, December 21, 2010

We are constantly making improvements to our website to help our members get the most from UKLA.  The updated resources section of our website makes it easy to search and find really useful articles and reviews covering everything from assessment to pedagogy. If you're squeezing in some homework over the Christmas break then do take a look! Just click the Resources tab at the top of the page or click here to be taken to the Resources and Reviews page.


Professor Greg Brooks critiques the government’s proposed decoding test for 6 year olds

Wednesday, December 08, 2010

Professor Greg Brooks, a former President and honorary life member of UKLA, has produced a paper criticising aspects of the governments proposed phonics test for 6 year olds. Professor Brooks’ views are particularly important as his research work is cited in the recent Department for Education White Paper as justification for the test. Click here to read more and download Prof. Brooks' Paper.


UKLA publishes revised statement on the proposed ‘light touch’ ‘reading’ tes

Tuesday, December 07, 2010

In the light of the recent governement White Paper and the information it contains regarding the 'light touch' reading test at age 6, the UKLA has updated its statement.