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

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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Maxine Gillway, our current chair, facilitated a day of presentations and workshops on EAP Curriculum and Assessment Development in Dublin on April 28th, 2018. https://eapinireland.org/workshops/ The day was attended by 22 participants from 12 different institutions around Ireland as well as two from the UK. We hope this will be the beginning of a fruitful collaboration between the new EAP […]

Published: 3 May 2018

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Maxine Gillway, current BALEAP Chair, represented BALEAP at the invitation of the Chinese EAP Association as part of a panel for an EAP teaching competition in Shanghai on Saturday April 21st, 2018. Fourteen teachers each taught a group of 8 students for 20 minutes. Memorable moments included an exemplary data driven focus on nominalisations across genres; a visualisation […]

Published: 3 May 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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