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English for Academic Purposes Masters Dissertation Award   Applications are invited for the seventh BALEAP Masters Dissertation Award. The award aims to showcase and encourage Masters dissertations which make a significant contribution to the field of EAP. The dissertations can involve primary research or be literature-based pieces of work.   Previous winners are listed here: […]

Published: 7 August 2016

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Looking for a qualification to enhance your career? From short courses via online courses to full Master’s, from EAP to Language Testing, from Glasgow via London to China – here is an overview of courses offered by BALEAP member institutions. Please note that BALEAP does not accept responsibility for the content or quality of any […]

Published: 5 July 2016

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The PIM organising committee at Glasgow University are looking forward to your presentation proposals. More information here: https://baleappimglasgow.wordpress.com/ Registration will open on the BALEAP website in August. The registration fee will be £75 for BALEAP members and £100 for non-members.

Published: 22 June 2016

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Thanks to Mary Page and her team at Southampton for organising a day on English Medium Instruction. Food for thought – slides will be made avaliable over the next few weeks.

Published: 11 June 2016

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Looking for a qualification to enhance your career? From short courses via online courses to full Master’s, from EAP to Language Testing, from Glasgow via London to China – here is an overview of courses offered by BALEAP member institutions. Please note that BALEAP does not accept responsibility for the content or quality of any […]

Published: 2 June 2016

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On Saturday 21st May, 43 EAP professionals came to Bristol University CELFS to engage with the TEAP portfolio scheme for professional development and accreditation through one of three pathways. One participant has summarised the event here: Bristol TEAP Workshop If you are interested in the scheme, please see here, where you can also find information […]

Published: 29 May 2016

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Learner Identity: Managing Transitions 12th November 2016 Preparing our learners for studies in academic contexts is a key competence of the EAP practitioner. It entails among other things understanding learner identity and facilitating transitions into the academy. But what do we understand by ‘learner identity’? How do we deal with transitions across levels of study, […]

Published: 3 May 2016

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Registration for the PIM in Southampton on EMI is now open. Click here to be taken to the Event page, where you can find information on how to register: EMI in Higher Education: the challenges and the opportunities

Published: 29 April 2016

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Well, if you’re reading this, you have already found BALEAP’s new website. We hope that you will find it informative and easy to use, especially as one of the new features is that it is responsive for smaller screens and mobile devices. Feedback welcome. There will be a further update in the summer when we […]

Published: 28 April 2016

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A TEAP workshop was held at Durham University on Friday 22nd April. Here is some of the feedback from participants: “Does what it says on the tin.”   “Very informative sessions.” “No time-wasting guff!”                               “much clearer and less daunting.” “Opportunity to talk…”                  “Opportunity to ask questions…” “Felt reassured about both value and workload […]

Published: 24 April 2016

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