Naace is the professional association for those who are concerned with advancing education through the appropriate use of information and communications technology (ICT). Naace was established in 1984 and has become the key influential professional association for those working in ICT in education.
Animate 2 Educate share Naace's passion for embedding the effective use of ICT into teaching, learning and school management. 

Why should I join Naace?

Naace aims to promote the appropriate use of ICT, not just as a specialist subject but across all curriculum areas and to assist with whole school improvement. By joining Naace you demonstrate your commitment to this aim and become part of a strong body of ICT professionals. You also join a passionate community of interest that provides peer to peer support, enables strong networking opportunities and which acts as a catalyst to improve educational benefits for all learners. Naace is very well respected by industry partners, local and regional authorities, non-departmental public bodies and the UK government. By increasing Naace membership and creating an even stronger community of practitioners, including colleagues working in all sectors of education, we will increase our ability to influence UK government policy for the benefit of all. 

What does Naace do?

  • provides practical information, resources, support and guidance to Members, Sponsoring Partners and UK government departments on current issues relating to ICT in education;
  • supports networking opportunities for Members from schools, Local Authorities, the IT industry and UK government agencies;
  • engages in consultation at local, regional, national and international levels;
  • provides professional development opportunities.

Who is Naace?

Naace Members and Sponsoring Partners work in the public and private sectors. They come from many diverse backgrounds including teachers, school managers, curriculum leaders, lecturers, local authority advisors, independent consultants, software developers and designers, sales personnel, technicians, student teachers, company managers, national partners and colleagues from commerce and industry.