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Conference 2014

NATE Conference 2014

NATE's 51st annual conference, The English Curriculum - Change and Challenge,  in Bristol from 27-29 June, is now over. Thanks to everyone who made it such a success.

See the photographs, read reports, feedback and reflections on the Conference 2014 area of NATE Network. If you're not already signed up for our newsletters, please do so now and you'll receive our special Conference report soon.

The full programme and details of contributors can still be found on the special Conference site. You can also follow #NATEconf on Twitter.

Sorry you missed it or keen to go again next year? Put 26-27 June 2015 in your diary - we're in Newcastle!

Global Learning Programme

Global learning with NATE

NATE is working in partnership with the Global Learning Programme to expand the horizons of the English classroom. Find out more...

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

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Initial Teacher Education Research Symposium

Thursday November 20, 2014, British Library, London.


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Thursday July 3, 2014
Challenge and change

NATE Chair speaks to camera on issues facing teachers of English

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Tuesday July 1, 2014
Michael Rosen's message to English teachers

Poet and professor's message of encouragement during Conference

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Monday July 14, 2014
Bob Bibby: an obituary

Former NATE Chair with a vision of English as a liberating, democratic right

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Wednesday July 9, 2014
The School I'd Like

What do students really want? Great discussion starter!

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