News : October 2014

Phonics check concerns persist

Monday, October 20, 2014

Margaret Clarke and David Reedy continue to question aspects of the phonics check

Diverse voices: the 50 best culturally diverse children’s books

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

An incredible list of the 50 best children's books published from 1950 to the present day

UKLA responds to Guardian report about results of the 2014 Phonics Check for 6 year olds

Wednesday, October 08, 2014

On Friday 26 September the Guardian published an article about the DFE announcement of the 2014 Phonics Check for 6 year olds in England, with an analysis by Dr David Waugh. Henrietta Dombey and David Reedy have written a critical response to some of the assertions made...Read more>


Call for papers for the 51st UKLA international conference now open

Tuesday, October 07, 2014

We are pleased to announce that we are now accepting proposals for papers for next year's international conference in Nottingham from 10th to 12th July 2015... Read more >


Watch the UKLA Conferences short film

Thursday, October 02, 2014

This film, created by Alastair Daniel, captures the spirit of UKLA and the 50th International Conference.