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NACE membership

An independent charity, NACE works with member schools, education leaders and practitioners to improve provision for more able learners, driving whole-school improvement and raising achievement for all. Drawing on over 35 years’ experience, we offer a complete package of support across all sectors, phases, contexts and stages of development in more able provision.

Annual school membership covers all staff within your school.

For an overview of our membership and professional services offer for 2019-20, click here.

What's included?

Regular updates for your leadership and teaching team
  • New!NACE Curriculum Audit Tool© (worth £250)
  • New!Discounts on education books and school resources
  • Weekly digest of latest news and upcoming CPD opportunities
  • Support to apply latest research and policy in your school
  • Exclusive live webinars led by NACE experts and partners
  • Termly Insight magazine for your staffroom and CPD library
  • Monthly newsfeed with exclusive content and resources
Face-to-face CPD and networking for all your staff
  • Connect and collaborate at our termly member meetups
  • Specialised CPD led by NACE Associates and lead practitioners
  • Case studies of effective practice at Challenge Award schools
  • Focus on key aspects of provision for more able learners
  • Exchange and discuss ideas and approaches with peers
  • Exclusive insights and opportunities from partner organisations
  • Build your professional network for ongoing support
Regularly updated online guidance and CPD
  • New!Updated members' area and online resource library
  • New!Individual online accounts for each staff member
  • Exclusive access to the full range of NACE Essentials guides
  • Practical examples, templates and checklists
  • Library of recorded webinars for use in staff training
  • Best practice showcased via members' blog and case studies
  • Shared approach with flexibility for self-directed development
School-to-school collaboration and research initiatives
  • New!Extended regional NACE R&D Hubs programme
  • New!Peer-to-peer support via online groups and forums
  • Participate in national research initiatives
  • Develop in-school research skills and culture
  • Focus on continuous innovation and improvement
  • Trial new approaches, assess impact and share outcomes
  • Be part of the national and international conversation

Additional member benefits

Opportunity to purchase the NACE Challenge Framework© – exclusively for NACE member schools
  • Comprehensive tool for school self-review and improvement
  • Opportunity to apply for NACE Challenge Award© accreditation
  • Find out more
Save up to 30% on all NACE CPD, consultancy and school review services
  • Specialised workshops, courses and conferences
  • Bespoke in-school CPD, consultancy and school review
  • Find out more

Annual membership fees

School memberships

Up to 70 pupils:
71 to 150:
151 to 500:
501 to 1,000:
1,001 to 1,500:
1,501 or more:

Other memberships

Universities and local authorities:
Trainee teacher:
MATs, alliances and clusters:
price on application*
Schools based outside the UK:

All prices subject to VAT, with the exception of schools outside the UK. Fees correct as of June 2019.

*Discount available for groups of five or more schools joining together.