The Common English Forum
The English Association
University of Leicester
Leicester LE1 7RH
UK
 
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The Common English Forum is made up of all the Subject Associations involved in the teaching of English at all levels

The Council for College and University English - CCUE

CCUE is the main professional organisation for English lecturers in universities and colleges across the UK. Our aim is to promote the study of English in all its aspects - literature, language, creative writing - and to further the development of both teaching and research. CCUE is regularly consulted by funding councils, government agencies and other bodies when they wish to gauge the views of the English subject community. Members meet twice a year, at the Annual General Meeting in Spring and the Ordinary General Meeting in London in early December.

 

The English Association

The aim of the English Association is to further knowledge, understanding and enjoyment of the English language and its literatures and to foster good practice in its teaching and learning at all levels.

We do this by:

      • working towards a fuller recognition of English as an essential element in education and in the community at large
      • by encouraging the study of English language and literature
      • by means of conferences, lectures and publications
      • by fostering the discussion of methods of teaching English of all kinds
      • and by responding to national issues.

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The English and Media Centre

The English and Media Centre is a not-for-profit trust that provides publications and professional development on all aspects of English teaching for teachers and students of literature, language and media in the UK and abroad.
The Higher Education Academy
The HEA supports a large network of learning and teaching practitioners involved in English throughout the UK. We provide funding, events, resources and a large number of opportunities to network with English learning and teaching practitioners from a variety of institutions and roles.  We initiate, gather and disseminate examples of good practice in learning, teaching and assessment which have been developed and successfully implemented by English specialists in institutions across the UK. We offer a unique focal point and will help you stay in touch with what matters in learning and teaching in English.
Institute of English Studies
The Institute of English Studies
The Institute of English Studies is an internationally renowned research centre, specialising in the history of the book, manuscript and print studies and textual scholarship.
Our activities include providing post-graduate courses; hosting major collaborative research projects; providing essential research training in book history and palaeography; and facilitating scholarly communities in all areas of English studies.
National Association of Advisers in English
The National Association of Advisers in English (NAAE) works to promote the highest standards of English teaching in school, through the involvement of its members as advisers, inspectors and consultants in the schools of England, Wales and Northern Ireland. The Association originally repesented the views of English advisers employed by local education authorities, but, in recent years, other colleagues have joined us, some in the role of LA consultants and others in the capacity of freelance consultants.
National Association for the Teaching of English
The National Association for the Teaching of English will work to:
•Promote standards of excellence in the teaching of English from Early Years to University
•Promote innovative and original ideas that have practical classroom outcomes
•Support teachers' own professional development through:
◦access to current research
◦publications
◦national and regional conferences
•Provide an informed national voice on matters concerning the teaching of English and its related subjects
•Encourage sharing and collaboration between teachers and learners of English and its related subjects
National Association of Writers in Education
NAWE is the one organization supporting the development of creative writing of all genres and in all educational and community settings throughout the UK. NAWE's mission is to further knowledge, understanding and enjoyment of Creative Writing and to support good practice in its teaching and learning at all levels.

The United Kingdom Literacy Association
The United Kingdom Literacy Association (UKLA) is a registered charity, which has as its sole object the advancement of education in literacy. UKLA is concerned with literacy education in school and out-of-school settings in all phases of education and members include classroom teachers, teaching assistants, school literacy co-ordinators, LEA literacy consultants, teacher educators, researchers, inspectors, advisors, publishers and librarians.