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, English in Education and Primary Matters.
  • NATE News – the regular e-newsletter is always brimming with useful links to essential news items, research reports and events. In addition members will receive regular IllumiNATEs, providing innovative and creative teaching ideas designed to broaden your teaching repertoire and improve student engagement.
  • 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 NATE Classroom, English Drama Media and English in Education.
  • 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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