Welcome to the website of the NATECLA branch for the East of England.


Our branch aims to bring organisations working in the field of ESOL and community languages closer together. Our aim is to share news and good practice from the diverse work happening across the region.

You can also follow us on Twitter! 


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We are currently running a programme of workshops and CPD events for both practitioners  – look out for this on our Events page.

Conference date!

The next meeting of the East of England branch of NATECLA will be the annual conference. This will be held on 15th March 2019 at Cambridge Regional College.

The Key Note Speaker will  be our national Co-chair Nafisah Graham-Brown and speakers will include Judy Kirsh discussing literacy  for lower level learners, and Rachel Turner of the WEA discussing “Digital for the non digital classroom”. There will also be a teach meet, representatives form Awarding Organisations and publishers of ESOL materials.

Instructions on how to join up can be found here .

Take a look at the agenda here: Agenda – Conference 15-03-19


The last meeting took place on 15th June 2018 at West Suffolk College. Take a look at this here.








Also find out about our inaugural event here.

Meeting 14-03-18

If you would like to be involved in our branch or attend one of our activities, then we would love to hear from you. You can also send us your stories to share across the region.