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.


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Jobs at National Dance Teachers Association

The Association of Dance of the African Diaspora, Dance UK,  the National Dance Teachers Association and Youth Dance England Consortium is looking for an experienced General Manager to manage our membership schemes and the day to day running of the consortium.

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The National Dance Teachers Association is looking to recruit an administrator and a development manager.

The NDTA is offering primary schools exceptional training and resources to teach dance from Reception to Year 6.

The courses are run by expert trainers and supported by resources based on Complete Guide to Primary Dance, Lyn Paine.

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Call: 020 7713 0730

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