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We’ve been working to improve literacy since 1963 and believe that excellent literacy education should be informed by a range of research. Whether you are a teacher, school, student or working in HE, become a UKLA member and join our supportive community of skilled professionals.

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UKLA’s position on key topics

Where we stand on early reading, writing, critical literacy, grammar and much more

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Home Learning with UKLA

Resources to enjoy some time with your children.

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UKLA Wiley Award Shortlist announced

View the papers selected for the UKLA/Wiley Research in Literacy Education Award 2020

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NEW REVISED AND EXPANDED EDITION!

Teaching Grammar Effectively in Primary Schools

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UKLA Occasional Papers

Developed by groups of UKLA members, based on the work of UKLA’s Special Interest Groups

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UKLA Impact Report 2019

Celebrating our achievements in 2019

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“Being part of the UKLA as a HE tutor ensures that I have access to an organisation that promotes high standards of literacy teaching and is at the forefront of current research developments. Through reading UKLA publications and attending excellent conferences I feel confident that I am passing on the most effective methods of teaching literacy to my trainee teachers.”

Rebecca Simpson-Hargreaves, Primary English lecturer Manchester University
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