NATE Conference 2017

23-24 June 2017 - Nottingham


Welcome to NATE

The professional subject association for English education

2800 Members and counting…

NATE currently has more than 2800 members, which includes a third of all secondary schools in England.  If you’d like to be a part of it, click here for more info and to join!

Run by volunteers

The association is run on a voluntary basis through elected executive and council committees. Members are affiliated to a network of regional branches.  Find your nearest branch here.

The Perks

NATE provides professional development through its highly recommended INSET training days, national and regional events and workshops at conferences, also discounted to members.  Read more about the benefits of joining NATE here.

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  • We promote standards of excellence in the teaching of English from Early Years to University
  • We promote innovative and original ideas that have practical classroom outcomes
  • We support teachers’ own professional development
  • We provide an informed national voice on matters concerning the teaching of English and its related subjects
  • We encourage sharing and collaboration between teachers and learners of English and its related subjects
  • We are an active member of the International Federation of the Teachers of English (IFTE)

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NATE Consultancy

Whether your requirements are related to primary, secondary or post-16, the National Association for the Teaching of English can provide one of the country’s leading practitioners to come and help you.  We cover all aspects of the curriculum.

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Conferences & Courses

NATE organises a range of national and regional professional events open to both members and non-members.

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