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

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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The English Language and Teaching Centre at the University of Sheffield is offering FIVE FREE scholarship places for the next cohort of their online course in Learning Technologies in EAP, which runs for 10 weeks from 20th January to 31st March 2017. The aim of the course is to give teachers the confidence and skills to use technology […]

Published: 6 December 2016

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You may be aware that several of the voluntary roles on the BALEAP executive committee are open for election in 2017. Namely: Treasurer Research and Publications Officer Information and Publicity Officer BALEAP Accreditation Scheme Chair (assessors only) Ordinary member x2 You can find out more details about the roles here: https://www.baleap.org/about-baleap/executive-committee/executive-officers-role-descriptions The purpose of this […]

Published: 3 December 2016

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BALEAP is welcoming a new administrator who will be dealing with enquiries, invoices and other items.   We also have a new postal address. Please update your records to change our address to: BALEAP Administrator 68 Haining Road Renfrew Renfrewshire SCOTLAND PA4 0AH   If further action is needed to change the address (e.g. if […]

Published: 26 November 2016

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