New Zealand Literacy Association

NZLA is pleased to announce that applications are invited for...

 2 x Marie Clay Literacy Trust    $5000 Travel Awards for 2017

These awards, supported by The Marie Clay Literacy Trust, will allow for a New Zealand educator to attend an overseas Literacy Conference in 2017. See further details on the MCLT section of our website.


A Research Scholarship for NZLA Members 

This scholarship is to provide financial support to a current individual member of NZLA in order to undertake research in the field of literacy.

The total value of the grant will be determined by the actual costs of the research proposal to a maximum of $5000.

See further details on the Scholarship section of our website.

The New Zealand Literacy Association consists of regional councils which encourage membership of teachers, parents, and literacy educators.

If you wish to join NZLA
please click on the 'Our Councils' tab
and locate your nearest council.

The purpose of the New Zealand Literacy Association is to:

  • encourage literacy learning
  • encourage research in literacy education
  • publish results of significant literacy investigations and practices
  • foster continuing literacy education programmes for teachers
  • encourage and support the work of reading/literacy councils in New Zealand
  • provide and promote meetings and conferences in the field of literacy, advise and make representations on matters related to literacy