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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.

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NACE membership and professional services 2019-20

NACE membership value at a glance

Annual school membership covers all staff within your school.

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

Membership value: at a glance

  • NACE Quality of Education Curriculum Audit Tool© – £250
  • Engagement in NACE R&D Hubs – £450 per annual cycle
  • Attendance at termly member meetups – £150 per meetup
  • Access to library of training webinars – £70 per webinar
  • Access to NACE policy and practice guides – £15 per guide
= over £900 in exclusive member benefits
  • 30% discount on bespoke CPD – saving up to £255 per day
  • Discounted rates on NACE courses – saving up to £125pp
  • Partner discounts – up to 30% off retail costs of partner products
  • Exclusive access to NACE Challenge Development Programme
  • Exclusive resources and opportunities throughout the year
Annual membership (from £95 +VAT) covers all school staff.

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:
SCITT (covers up to 40 trainees per year):

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.