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

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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Following the success of BALEAP’s first webinar in February, we will be organising a series of webinars throughout the year across a range of topics. The webinars will take place on the following dates at 14.00 GMT and there will be a call for proposals to contribute short talks nearer the time. Wednesday 10th May 2017: BALEAP TEAP Fellowship […]

Published: 11 March 2017

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Storify of ‘Go with the Flow: Coherence and Cohesion in EAP Discourse’ A Storify of live and post-event tweets and slides from the recent EAP conference ‘Go with the Flow: Coherence and Cohesion in EAP Discourse’ at the University of St Andrews, is now available: https://storify.com/baleap/st-andrews-eap-conference-all-tweets A recording of Nigel Caplan’s plenary and presentation slides will […]

Published: 9 March 2017

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Here is a recording of the webinar, and here is a transcript of the chat, which contains some useful links. Many thanks to the presenters, participants and organisers of BALEAP’s first webinar. Keep checking the BALEAP website for further webinars, to be announced soon!

Published: 9 February 2017

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BALEAP’s first webinar, on the theme ‘EAP in Context’, will take place on Wednesday, 8 February at 14.00 (UK time). Proposals are invited from EAP practitioners working in different contexts across the world to present a 10-minute talk on their context and its challenges. Please send a 200-word outline of what you propose to cover in […]

Published: 13 December 2016

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