NAAE Events


NAAE introduces … Our Friends in the North

Please join us on Friday 19th June at 2pm for a free, members-only online event to meet Nicola Martin, Senior Consultant for Primary English with Lancashire Professional Development Service.

The event will be held via Zoom and will last around an hour, starting with Nicola presenting a range of available resources which may be useful for your work supporting schools. This will be followed by a Q&A session.

This event is aimed at primary colleagues but secondary colleagues are also welcome.

If you know someone who might be interested in joining NAAE, please pass on this email as they would also be welcome at this free event (non-members who sign up may be contacted with an invitation to join NAAE but there is no requirement for them to do so).

Date: Friday 19th June 2020

Time: 2:00 pm

Location: via Zoom

Cost: Free for members and guests

Booking through Eventbrite:  here.

Nicola and her team have an excellent reputation for their top-notch English resources and have been attracting a lot of attention recently, after receiving a profusion of accolades from grateful teachers and parents for their home learning English units.

NAAE online event:

‘New Visions for the Teaching of Poetry’

Speaker: Bob Cox

Bob will explore how fascinating and ambitious poetry can be central to the English curriculum with an emphasis on:

– inclusion for all learners

– planning for increased reading of top class poetry

– quality text to quality writing journeys

– the importance of continuity and progression in curriculum design

 This event is relevant for primary/secondary teachers and those advising on English in schools.

Date: Thursday, 2nd July 2020

Time: 3.30pm

Location: via Zoom

Cost: Free for members and £5 for guests

Booking through Eventbrite (link to follow)

Bob has been an English teacher for 23 years and a key-note speaker and inset provider across about 500 schools. He has spoken at many national and international events including The Education Festival and the NATE conference. He is the author of the award winning ‘Opening Doors’ series of books.