The National Dance Teachers Association (NDTA) is the subject association for dance in schools, shaping national policy.

A membership organisation led by teachers and dance educators who work to ensure that all young people in the UK have equal access to a high quality dance education.

We actively work with a range of physical education and arts organisations, government departments and statutory bodies to promote high quality learning and teaching in dance and help to shape national policy related to dance in schools.

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Resource material and ideas for dance lessons. News, reviews and features. Up to date information on the latest developments in dance education. A forum for interests and opinions. Advice on best practice.



Have a question about dance in education, not sure who to ask? Working in a school and need support? The NDTA helps our members by disseminating information and advice, as well as links to other dance organisations.



Access to high quality professional CPD & training opportunities and other events. Annual conference providing a day of stimulating professional development to support and inspire dance teachers and dance artists at all levels.


Recent News

NDTA, Dance UK, YDE and ADAD to form major new dance body, supported by ACE

Arts Council England announces 3 year major grant to create a unified “go-to” industry body.

The Future of the NDTA: EGM 21 March 2015

As members will know from previous communications the NDTA have been going through a process of change over the last year.  We hope you will join us to attend a historic moment for the NDTA, an Extraordinary General Meeting on Saturday 21 March 2015 at 3.15 pm.

Workshop with Hofesh Schechter Company

A unique chance to explore the choreographic style of one of the UK's most exciting contemporary artists. His style of choreography, infused with honesty and raw physicality has won Hofesh and his company world-wide acclaim.

Saturday 21 March: 1 - 3pm @ £35, Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music & Dance

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