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The winner of the 2017 BALEAP Dissertation Award was announced at the AGM 2018. Congratulations to… Anna Murawska Title: Can academic reading empower EAP students? Awarding Body: Edinburgh University Abstract Academic reading has so far unduly played a peripheral role in EAP and the academic literacy research agenda. This work draws on constructivist approaches to […]

Published: 27 March 2018

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The BASC has ratified the following nine TEAP Fellowships, from the November 2017 submissions: Senior Fellow, TEAP Mentor and Assessor Carole MacDiarmid, University of Glasgow Senior Fellow Elizabeth Allen, University of Bristol Fellow Paul Hendrie, University of Bristol David Munn, University of Sussex Simon Williams, University of Sussex  Associate Fellow Lucy Atkinson, University of Northampton Jo Kukuczka, University […]

Published: 17 March 2018

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BALEAP members are busy planning events for 2018. Currently, the following are confirmed: 24th March (Reading): A day with two different events and the AGM in the middle of the day. Choose between a TEAP workshop and a ResTES. Register here for either of the events or simply the AGM (free lunch included). 12th May […]

Published: 6 February 2018

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Thanks once again to those of you who volunteered for a role on the BALEAP executive committee and to those who proposed or seconded them. Events officer: Kerry Tavakoli was the sole nominee for the role of events officer so will be confirmed in her post at the AGM in March.  Many of us know Kerry through the […]

Published: 31 January 2018

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BALEAP recently invited members to stand for election to the Executive Committee. For each role, no more than one nomination has been received, so the new post holders will be confirmed by the AGM in March. Congratulations to: Sarah Brewer, Incoming Chair (to become Chair in 2019) John Slaght, Testing Officer Gary Riley-Jones, TEAP Officer […]

Published: 10 January 2018

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BALEAP members are reminded that 30th November is the deadline for the current round of portfolio submissions for the Individual Accreditation Scheme (TEAP Scheme). So if your observations are done, and you have built up a portfolio, make that extra effort to get the RAPP finished! If you are coming to the PIM you can ask last-minute […]

Published: 14 November 2017

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There are two great EAP events coming up in Nottingham in five weeks’ time. On Saturday 18th November, there’s the BALEAP PIM on Intercultural Communication and EAP (details here), held with the BAAL Intercultural Communication SIG, and the day before there is a ResTES event, From Presentation to Publication, which looks at how EAP practitioners can develop presentations […]

Published: 10 October 2017

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The EAP Practitioner in the Academy – A Watershed Moment? On Saturday 20th May, the English Language Centre at the University of Durham will be hosting a one-day symposium as part of EAP in the North, entitled ‘The EAP Practitioner in the Academy – A Watershed Moment?’. Two guest speakers will be providing the core […]

Published: 21 April 2017

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For those interested in accreditation, BALEAP will be holding the following events, ahead of the next submissions deadline on 30th June 2017: Pre-Conference Event, BALEAP Biennial (separate registration required): 7th April 2017, ‘Observations in the EAP Classroom‘ TEAP Webinar: 10th May 2017, ‘BALEAP TEAP Fellowship Scheme – Building a Portfolio’ BALEAP Accreditation Scheme Event, 13th […]

Published: 18 March 2017

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Congratulations to the following members who were recently elected onto the BALEAP executive committee. They will be confirmed in post at the AGM in April. Ordinary Members: Jane Bottomley, David Read Research and Publications Officer: John Wrigglesworth Information and Publicity Officer: Clare Poulson Treasurer (unopposed): Lia Blaj-Ward BALEAP Accreditation Committee Chair (unopposed): Olwyn Alexander We would like to take this opportunity […]

Published: 16 March 2017

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