UKLA Executive Committee

Alayne Öztürk

Alayne Öztürk

Convenor of Conference Committee and Past President (2011-2014)

David Reedy

David Reedy

UKLA President (2014 - 2015)

Andrew Lambirth

Andrew Lambirth

President Elect of UKLA (2011 - 2015)

Teresa Cremin

Teresa Cremin

Past President of UKLA (2007-2009) / HE Representative

Teresa is Professor of Education at The Open University, where she is involved in research relating to the connections between teachers and children as writers and readers.Teresa is also currently researching the nature of possibility thinking and children's writing at home.


Doreen Challen

Doreen Challen

Treasurer, UKLA, Convenor of Finances and General Purpose sub-committee.

Lynda Graham

Lynda Graham

Convenor of Membership and Awards sub-committee

Lynda Graham, Convenor of Membership and Awards sub-committee, is an educational researcher currently involved in research relating to teaching and learning in classrooms of young ‘digikid’ teachers.


Eve Bearne

Eve Bearne

Co-opted Member of the Publications sub-committee.

She is a Past President of the Association and has recently retired from the University of Cambridge Faculty of Education where her interests in research and publication were mostly concerned with multimodal texts.


Cathy Burnett

Cathy Burnett

Co-Convenor of Research sub-committee.

Cathy Burnett is Co-convenor of the Research sub-committee. She leads the Language and Literacy Education Research Group for the Sheffield Institute of Education at Sheffield Hallam. She has published on themes including literacy education, enquiry and professional education, digital literacies, literacy and identity, on/offline space and materiality


Tony Martin

Tony Martin

Regional Representatives Co-ordinator.

Angela Colvert

Angela Colvert

Website Convenor

Julia Davies

Julia Davies

Co-Convenor of Research sub-committee.

Julia researches language and literacy in relation to digital text making practices.


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Clare Dowdall

Convenor of Web Publications sub-committee.

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Virginia Bower

Convenor Paper Publications sub-committee.

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Roger McDonald

General Secretary and Convenor of Continuing Professional Development

Henrietta Dombey

Henrietta Dombey

International Sub-Committee Convenor

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Joy Court

Library Representative