UKLA Report to Trustees 2013-2014

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

We are pleased to publish the UKLA Report to Trustees 2013 - 2014, discussing the activities of the Association over the past year. The document is available to download as a pdf below.

UKLA Report to Trustees 2014

The Communication Trust publish useful booklet for teachers

Monday, August 18, 2014

Teachers have a number of crucial roles in supporting children and young people’s communication. This short booklet has been written for people who are training to be teachers. It outlines the importance of communication at school, provides information about SLCN and highlights your roles, as well as signposting you to further sources of information.


Download the pdf for free below.

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KS4 Programmes of Study for English Published

Monday, July 21, 2014

The final programmes of study for English and mathematics at key stage 4, which will be taught in schools from September 2015 alongside the new English and mathematics GCSEs, have been published here.

UKLA Book Awards 2014 Winners announced

Thursday, July 10, 2014

UKLA Book Awards 2014 Winners announced

The unique UKLA Book Awards are the only awards judged entirely by teachers, who are able to share the books with their classes and genuinely discover what works with young readers. To see who won, click here.

New editors for Literacy appointed

Wednesday, July 09, 2014

 New editors for Literacy appointed

The United Kingdom Literacy Association (UKLA) and Wiley Blackwell are pleased to announce that new editors have been appointed for the journal 'Literacy'. Dr Jill McClay, Professor Emerita at the University of Alberta, has been appointed Editor-in-Chief, with  Dr Clare Dowdall, Lecturer in Language and Literacy Education at  Plymouth University, appointed as Associate Editor.

The current co-editors,  Dr Cathy Burnett and Dr Julia Davies will step down at the beginning of November this year. The Association is immensely grateful to Cathy and Julia for all the work they have done over the last three years in ensuring that Literacy has continued to thrive both in quality and  circulation, as well as  reputation.

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"UKLA has allowed me to further develop my interest in multiliteracies by providing me with the means to discuss and share practice with other like-minded colleagues. ”

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