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    Welcome to UKLA The United Kingdom Literacy Association (UKLA) is a registered

    charity, which has as its sole object the advancement of education

    in literacy. UKLA is concerned with literacy education in school and out-of-school settings in all phases of education and members include classroom teachers, teaching assistants, school literacy co-ordinators, LEA literacy consultants, teacher educators, researchers, inspectors, advisors, publishers and librarians.

    UKLA Professional Development

    UKLA is developing an exciting range of PD materials and opportunities for UKLA badged consultants to work with individual and groups of schools. Download a flier to find out more about how UKLA

    could work with you. Visit our publications section to find out more

    about and purchase PD materials based on UKLA publications. News

    ; NEWS: The IBBY World Congress 2012

    Monday, November 07, 2011

    At a press launch at the recent International Children’s Book rdFair in Bologna it was announced that the 33 IBBY World rdthCongress will be held in London from 23 to 26 August 2012,

    the first time it will have been in the UK for 30 years...Read


    ; NEWS: Latest news on UKLA’s campaign against phonics

    test for 6 year olds

    Monday, October 31, 2011

    A letter from UKLA, signed by 18 other prominent organisations,

    was sent to The Rt. Hon. Michael Gove MP Secretary of State for

    Education on Monday 24th October. The letter voices the deep

    concerns of literacy experts about the government’s reading

    test for six year-olds. It argues that millions of pounds will

    be wasted as the test will fail to accurately identify

    children’s needs and that the high stakes approach will harm

    ‘enjoyment, comprehension and wider reading’...Read more>

    ; NEWS: Call for Proposals - UKLA 48th International

    Conference University of Leicester 6th - 8th July 2012

    Wednesday, October 12, 2011

    If you would like to submit a proposal for a workshop, seminar,

    research report or symposium to be delivered at the 2012

    international conference...Read more>

    ; NEWS: ESRC three-year PhD Studentship at the Institute

    of Education

    The Institute of Education at the University of London is

    currently advertising a ESRC three-year PhD Studentship (full-

    time) commencing January 2012, with the title of: Video-based

    research in learning and examining forms of

    transcription...Read more>


    EVENT: UKLA British Library National Conference 2012

    The British Library, 96 Euston Road, London, Tuesday March 27, 2012 Wider Reading and Reading for Pleasure: Developing readers at KS2 and KS3

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President's blog

    Back To The Wrong Future at the LIBDEM Conference

    I don’t know whether you spotted the announcements at the LIBDEM conference last week about the pupil premium. First we had Sarah Teather announce an increase to the pupil premium:

    %E2%80%99s_speech_to_Liberal_Democrat_Autumn_Conference&pPK=0b20f466-bd30-4abc-842a-3a273aed6f5c Then the next day Nick Clegg decided how much…Read more >

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    Reading for Pleasure by Teresa Cremin

    This month we have an article by Teresa Cremin developed for the National College discussion on wider reading and reading for pleasure. This is accompanied by another article by Teresa about the power of short stories written for the Primary English Magazine in 2005. We are grateful to Helen Hancock for allowing us to offer articles from the Primary English Magazine and the Secondary English

     to members. Magazine

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    Featured publications

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    The Handbook of Primary English in Initial Teacher Education Reduced Price!

    The Handbook of Primary English in Initial Teacher Education by Teresa Cremin & Henrietta Dombey

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