Join your languages subject association!

Whatever the stage of your career, we have membership packages to suit

Let us represent you and provide a range of services to support you in your teaching

Join ALL as a Trainee Teacher/NQT Member

ALL offers special membership rates for Trainee Teachers and NQTs who are training and working in the primary or secondary sector as a language teacher.

For just £27.50 a year Trainee Teacher/NQT membership enables you to receive all the member benefits offered by the Association.  What's more members can take advantage of this low rate for two consecutive years.

FREE publication NQTs at the heart of ALL for all NQT members.


ALL Social
First Friday of each month at 8pm on Zoom (next 2nd October)
NQTs, RQTs and Trainees all welcome

Usual  format:

1. ALL intro + update (5 mins)

2. 'lightly-themed' presentation by someone (maximum 15 minutes)

3.  Sharing nuggets of success [a couple of brief breakout room sessions to help you get to know others 

4. Some sort of fun activity e.g. game / music (about 10 minutes)

5. Chance for those who want to stay behind to continue the chat

Welcome Event 2020

‘Thank you all, you are so kind’

- ALL’s national welcome to Language teacher trainees

on 30th. September 2020

The quote above is a line from the Chat at this Zoom event where over 200 trainees and others, from all over the UK, and abroad, came together for an informal drop-in, and heard from others about :

The family of ALL Members and how we share

Thoughts from recent trainees

Keeping a treasure chest

The joys of teaching languages

Support for trainees from other Language teachers

First thoughts on job applications

And joined in a Jargon Quiz in the Breakout rooms           

A short version of the Chat and Quiz contents are in a separate document


A couple more quotations :

So encouraging to see other people forming part of the language teaching army because it can sometimes feel like a one-woman fight!


Feeling so inspired after this webinar. Thank you. I will definitely look to becoming a member. You are a fab bunch!

Guest Blogs

What to view next ...

Starting out

Information to support you as you train to become a language teacher and as you progress into your NQT year

Barry Jones Archive

Explore the Barry Jones Archive, a collection of themed articles written to support teacher trainees and NQTs


Take a look at our collection of peer reviews of commercially available resources.

View Primary teaching resources

Explore our vast range of resources for Primary educators.

Research and Practice

Explore ALL's pages dedicated to research and practice


ALL regularly publishes features on a range of topics of interest to Students and NQTs

View Secondary teaching resources

Explore our vast range of resources for Secondary educators.

Corporate Members

ALL is supported by a number of organisations, who are a useful source of resources, content and support for language teaching and learning.


Take a look at our online shop for more language teaching and learning resources.

Pin It on Pinterest