The Scottish Association for the Teaching of English (SATE) is the national branch for Scotland of The National Association for the Teaching of English (NATE). It’s purpose is to advance English teaching in Scotland, connecting and supporting teachers in delivering the best language, literature, literacy and communication experiences possible in English classrooms.

We can be contacted through this site or at connectSATE@gmail.com. You can follow us on Twitter @SATEfeed.

Who we are:

National Coordinator: Raymond Soltysek


Local authority coordinators

Aberdeen: Sarah Murchison

East Dunbartonshire: Kerri-Anne Campbell

Falkirk: Leanne Welsh

Glasgow: Gavin Tulloch

Highland & Islands: Tom Coles

Inverclyde: Jane Wilson

Renfrewshire: Rachel Hannon

SCIS (west): Derek Hotchkiss

South Ayrshire: Marianne Gunn

Stirling: Jill Adams


National Writing Project coordinator (West): Lisa Hamilton