The National Association for Education Technology
Naace is a community of teachers, school leaders, advisors, consultants and commercial partners working across all areas of UK education who share a vision for the developing role of technology in education.
As a professional association, we represent the voice of the UK education technology community in the schooling sector at a national and international level. We support individuals and groups throughout the education landscape by providing resources for courses and research, and encouraging reflection and professional development.
Who is Naace?
Naace members and sponsoring partners work in both public and private sectors. They represent a range of professions in the education sphere including teachers, school managers, curriculum leaders, lecturers, local authority advisors, independent consultants, software developers and designers, sales personnel, technicians, student teachers, company managers, national partners and colleagues from commerce and industry.
Our members and sponsoring partners share a passion for embedding the effective use of technology into teaching, learning and school management. If you share this passion and are looking to collaborate with like-minded professionals, join Naace to become a part of our community.
What does Naace do?
- Offers practical information, resources, support and guidance to members, sponsoring partners and UK government departments on current topics relating to education technology
- Supports networking opportunities for members from schools, academy chains, local authorities, the IT industry and UK government agencies
- Engages in consultations at local, regional, national and international levels
- Provides a range of professional development opportunities
Why should I join Naace?
Naace aims to promote whole school improvement by encouraging appropriate use of education technology across the breadth of the curriculum. By joining Naace, you demonstrate your commitment to this aim and become part of an expert body of edtech professionals. You also join a passionate community that provides peer to peer support, facilitates networking opportunities and acts as a catalyst for educational advancements which will ultimately benefit learners.
Naace is recognised and respected by industry partners, local and regional authorities and the UK government. By increasing Naace membership and strengthening our community of education professionals, we will improve our standing and ability to positively influence UK government policy.