The Perks

Eight good reasons to join NATE

  • Our journals and magazines, which members receive termly, will keep you updated. Currently, we publish Teaching English and English in Education
  • NATE books can be bought at a significant discount. The list of well-regarded titles is now being developed in partnership with Routledge publishers; members are still able to buy all the NATE books, through the NATE bookshop at, at a privileged discount (usually 25%), with the added benefit of Routledge offering a 15% discount to NATE members on all their other titles too, through the Routledge online store.
  • Membership of NATE can be used as evidence towards fulfilling many of the professional standards for teachers, helping practitioners access higher pay scales.
  • NATE provides professional development through its highly recommended INSET training days, national and regional events and workshops at conferences, also discounted to members.
  • Access to the members’ area of the NATE website which houses every single article from every back issue of Teaching English, NATE Classroom, English Drama Media and English in Education as well as other resources such as our Grammar for Writing materials. Institutional membership allows this online access to be shared with several staff.
  • NATE’s liaison with government bodies ensures teachers of English have a voice on national issues that will directly affect their practice – a specialist, experienced voice which wouldn’t be heard without member support.
  • NATE membership offers the opportunity to network with the country’s leading practitioners, national figures in the teaching of English, and to be seen as a committed professional – a simple, worthwhile addition to any teacher’s CV.
  • NATE membership fees (Individual members and Primary Associates) are tax-deductible.


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