Developing and supporting the work of the association
Dating back to 1992, NALDIC (National Association for Language Development in the Curriculum) is the UK’s national subject association for EAL. We are a charity and company limited by guarantee, registered with the Charities Commission (Charity No. 1110570) and Companies House (Company No. 05159760). NALDIC provides a professional forum for the teaching and learning of English as an additional language, supporting bilingualism, raising the achievement of ethnic minority learners, and promoting the development of research, policy and practice. We organise conferences and events, facilitate professional networks and produce a variety of publications, including the popular and influential termly EAL Journal. NALDIC is governed by its Memorandum and Articles of Association.
All of our committee members are volunteers who work with EAL and bilingual learners and their teachers.
NALDIC has 9 member-elected Trustees of the Charity, who are also Directors of the Company. They have overall responsibility for the management and running of the association, in accordance with its governing documents. Three trustees/directors are elected annually and the association Chair is elected every three years.
The NALDIC Executive
Our Executive committee consists of the NALDIC Trustees and appointed co-optees.
NALDIC has 1 part-time member of staff who provides operational and development support.