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New developments in BALEAP, conference announcements and other items of interest to EAP practitioners

We are happy to announce the details of BALEAP’s new funding scheme. The focus is on Narratives of innovation and resilience: Supporting student learning experiences in challenging times. Further information can be found in the Narratives of innovation and resilience 2020 document. Up to ten awards of £750 each have been budgeted for out of […]

Published: 30 March 2020

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Dear colleagues, BALEAP (2) Guidelines on English Language Tests for University Entry I have revised and extended the guidelines which were last worked on more than a decade ago. In the guidelines to be replaced, for example, there is no mention of the Trinity ISE or about the changes brought about by the UKVI’s acceptance […]

Published: 19 March 2020

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Following on from the successful nomination of Bella Reichard, our current Web Officer, to the role of BALEAP Treasurer, we are now calling for nominations to the role of Web Officer which will become vacant at the AGM in March 2020.  This is also a second call for nominations to the role of Information and […]

Published: 7 February 2020

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See below fantastic examples of EAP professionals working collaboratively with colleagues in a range of different roles. Really great projects to help students thrive academically and prepare for meaningful, rewarding futures. Useful insights for the EAP community will be shared over the next few months – shaping the future of EAP. Thank you to @ukcisa […]

Published: 7 November 2019

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If you have examples to share of collaborating with colleagues from learning development, employability, volunteering or student unions or would like to set up a new collaborative project in 2019-2020 to help students thrive academically and prepare for meaningful, rewarding futures, please see the two types of funding that BALEAP has just made available. Info […]

Published: 18 March 2019

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Many thanks to all who were involved in the BALEAP PIM on Assessment which the Birmingham International Academy, University of Birmingham had the pleasure of hosting on Saturday. We hope that all speakers and attendees enjoyed the day. Special thanks from BALEAP to Lorraine Mighty and team for organising the day. The slides from the […]

Published: 1 March 2019

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We are pleased to announce an extension to the early bird registration deadline which is now the 15th of February. If you haven’t registered yet please take advantage of the reduced rates by the 15th. https://baleap2019.co.uk/registration/ An outline of the conference schedule is available here: https://baleap2019.co.uk/programme/ A detailed programme of speakers and session titles will […]

Published: 29 January 2019

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BALEAP has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the British Council in Turkey to collaborate on setting up a National Minimum Standards Scheme for Turkish Higher Education English preparatory programmes. Our collaboration will begin with this call for consultants to share EAP expertise in the pilot of the scheme with 10 universities in the coming academic […]

Published: 17 August 2018

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The November 2018 PIM in Essex is now taking proposals on the topic of Academic Literacies and EAP. Registration for the event is also open now. This event is held jointly with ALDinHE. Further information, registration and the call for papers and proposal form can be found on the event page.

Published: 16 August 2018

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In line with new data protection regulations, BALEAP needs your consent to use your personal data for the purposes for which they were collected (e.g. membership and events administration). Please look out for an email asking you to opt-in, and reply before 25th May.

Published: 15 May 2018

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