UKLA is a registered charity whose sole objective is to advance education in literacy. Most members are involved with literacy education in schooling and beyond as teachers, LA/independent consultants, teacher educators and/or researchers in ITE.
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.
NATE is the leading and biggest subject association for all those working in English Education. The association is run on a voluntary basis through elected executive and council committees. Members are affiliated to a network of regional branches.