Tuesday, December 16, 2014
On Friday 12th December UKLA submitted evidence to the House of Commons Education Committee after the committee made a call for evidence on a range of educational topics. UKLA chose to submit evidence regarding the role of phonics in the early teaching of reading as there is a need by policy makers in England to make decisions based on the full range of evidence in this area. UKLA's submission can be downloaded below.
Monday, December 15, 2014
UKLA has today sent its response to the DFE regarding the Draft Performance Descriptors for Reading and Writing and both KS1 and 2. These descriptrs are designed to support teacher assessment at the end of the key stage under the new National Curriculum for schools in England.
UKLA's response is based on a very successful and well attended open meeting for members held in November. UKLA has significant concerns about the Performance Descriptors as they currently stand, as outlined in our response that can be downloaded below.
Tuesday, December 02, 2014
Margaret Clark continues her evaluation of the phonics debate with her paper Synthetic Phonics and Literacy Learning: an evidence-based critique. Download it here …
Monday, November 24, 2014
The UK Literacy Association is proud to announce the 2014 recipient of our new award for schools. High View School Plymouth is the 2014 UKLA Literacy School of the Year: A school where literacy thrives .
Monday, November 03, 2014
Learning about language when stakes are high', NAPE is very pleased to invite David Reedy who is currently President of UKLA to speak at this prestigious annual event. Places are limited.
Find out more by downloading the pdf below, or by contacting NAPE on 01604 647 646.
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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