This year’s Members’ Day and AGM will be held via Zoom on Friday 8 July. More details to follow.
News from the National Handwriting Association
Amanda McLeod of the National Handwriting Association was recently talking about the importance of handwriting on Radio 4’s PM with Evan Davis, on Times Radio and BBC Berkshire. You can listen to the PM recording from 5th May 2022 between 46:50 and 50:40 minutes.
A new article by Simon R. Horbury has been added to our wide-ranging collection of handwriting articles. This new study compares the effects of types of note-taking equipment on the performance of schoolchildren age 10 and 11 years old. With the increased use of laptops in the classroom for note-taking, this article has implications for […]
Supporting Handwriting and Typing Skills at Home Thursday 28th January 2021, 7:30 pm to 8:30 pmFor parents who are currently supporting children’s literacy at home during the Covid-19 lockdown. The session will include a 30-minute presentation on the basic principles of handwriting and typing followed by a 30-minute question and answer session. Hosted by specialist teachers Michelle […]
We have added a new list of resources and apps for teachers, therapists and parents educating at home. With descriptions and key benefits, we hope this will help to add variety, fun to learning handwriting.
Advisory Trustee (Voluntary) The National Handwriting Association (NHA) is an established charity increasing the awareness, practice and importance of handwriting as a vital component of literacy through its publications, training and resources. The NHA is seeking an unpaid Advisory Trustee to join an established committee to contribute to and advise on its thriving strategic plan […]
Thanks to all of you who came along to our Zoom AGM and presentations. The presentations and accompanying resources are now available to watch again and download in our Members’ Area.
The NHA now offers 5 online short courses giving an overview of handwriting, offering guidance on making a handwriting policy, and with detailed guidance for teachers. Tasters for each course are available here, along with information about how to purchase and download them.
We have refreshed our website and hope that supporters enjoy the new look and can find what they are looking for easily. Existing NHA members will be able to log in to the site using the same user email as before, but will need to reset their password on the first log in to the […]
We are pleased to announce the lucky prize draw winners for the NHA celebration of National Handwriting Day. The hamper was won by Hillingdon Manor School, West Drayton. The bag full of ‘goodies’ was won by Peover Superior Endowed Primary School in Cheshire. Thanks to everyone who took part in activities to celebrate the day, […]
We have opened our Gallery of young people’s handwriting for National Stationery Week 27 April – 3 May 2015. View PDF of gallery samples.