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Tending All Our Fields

The conference theme this year provides a rich metaphor to explore. As a small scale farmer I spend a great deal of my time tending my fields, and the potential of the metaphor has inspired me to … [Read More...]


The UKATA Medal

A new scheme to present medals was launched at the National Conference, in Blackpool. Three medals will be awarded at next year’s National Conference in order to celebrate achievements and contributions to TA. In the true spirit of the TA tradition, a medal could be awarded for anything. The only criteria is that the nominated person must be […]

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Connect with the TA community with #TAtuesdays

Over this last year I have been pondering connection and community. Some of you will have been at the talk I did in Leeds or Salisbury at the conferences acknowledging the importance of our community to me and how the connection I have made on my journey has been significant and added a richness to my life. This sense of community and connection was what led me to the idea of the #TATuesday project. I think sometimes we shy away from technology as most of us grew up in an age without internet, Skype, twitter, Facebook and all the ways that we have of connecting today.

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Website Update

We have have made some small changes to the main webpage today, to include fully interactive social media buttons, and a new ‘latest news’ section below the main navigation boxes. Other changes include tidying up the video page, and linking it to our youtube account.

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Diary up and running

If you are planning your CPD or just want to know what events are happening in the TA world, we have the diary up and running. If you want to add to the diary, there is a spreadsheet you can download and fill to submit your events.

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Social Media Policy

UKATA has now released a Social Media Policy to help practitioners to navigate the murky world of Facebook and Twitter etc. without crossing ethical boundaries.

Latest Blogs


Newsletter July 2014

Dear Members The UKATA office has now moved to Crowborough and Shelley has a lovely space near the centre of town within walking distance of the bank. Initially we had some email problems which … [Read More...]

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Newsletter June 2014

Dear Members First and foremost I would like to WELCOME Shelley Walker – our new administrator. Shelley has been shadowing Judith for the last three weeks to make the transition as smooth as … [Read More...]


North West TA Gathering 2014

The 2014 North West TA Gathering will take place on Sat June 21st 2014, 9.30am – 5.00pm at Union Chapel, Wellington Rd, Fallowfield, Manchester  M14 6EQ. The theme is "Death, Loss and … [Read More...]