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

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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At the last BAS meeting, 12 new BALEAP fellows were announced. Congratulations to: Senior Fellow Jane Bottomley, University of Manchester Maxine Gillway, University of Bristol (also TEAP Mentor and Assessor) Ian Pople, University of Manchester Fellow Walter Nowlan, Nottingham Trent University Bella Ruth Reichard, INTO Newcastle University Jennifer Warren, University of Leicester Associate Fellow Yasmin […]

Published: 17 March 2016

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