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Conference 2014

NATE Conference 2014

Join us for NATE's 51st annual conference, The English Curriculum - Change and Challenge, taking place in Bristol from 27-29 June 2014. Booking is now open - see our new Conference booking site for the latest information. Early bird offer extended: book before Friday 11 April for the discount rate!

Special offer for trainee teachers: apply for a free place!

For a flavour of what went on at Conference 2013, visit the dedicated area on the NATE Network here, read IllumiNATE the Conference paper and see the photos in our album. You can also follow #NATEconf on Twitter. If you're not already signed up for our newsletters, please do so now!

Magazines and journals

Teaching English - issue #4

Issue 4: Teaching Literature - From Shakespeare to the Caribbean. Teaching English is NATE's magazine, the leading professional publication for English teachers in the UK. It offers a wide range of practical ideas and inspiration for all teachers of English, as well as articles which offer new ways of thinking about or wider perspectives on our subject, Details of all issues are available on the Teaching English page, and members may download full contents in the membersí area.

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English Drama Media - issue #24

Theme: Literature, Reading and Creativity Topics include: Poetry - issues and attitudes; The creativity of re-creativity; Reading for pleasure; GCSE and Post -16 literature

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Classroom - issue #18

This issue of our magazine for classroom practioners contains a wide-ranging look at the applications of ICT in schools.

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English in Education - issue #46

NATE's peer reviewed research journal is digitised by Wiley-Blackwell. The Autumn 2012 issue includes articles on 'Teaching presents from my Aunts in Pakistan'; 'The condition of literature teaching in schools'; 'Managing difference - Secondary English in the National Curriculum'.

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NATE Bookshop

Our bookshop is a rich store of resources for all teachers of English.

NATE research

Phonics and early reading

Read our latest research report

NATE on Facebook

Active approaches to Shakespeare KS2 and KS3

How the approaches of RSC actors can translate into strategies for secondary and primary classrooms


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