Teasing out the social justice strands from the BALEAP 2021 Conference

Like for many in our EAP community, our minds are still buzzing from the wealth of insights gained from the rich range of sessions offered at the recent online BALEAP 2021 conference hosted by the University of Glasgow. Ever keen to identify social justice (SJ) related aspects of EAP practices and pedagogies, we’d like toContinue reading “Teasing out the social justice strands from the BALEAP 2021 Conference”

FUSION – taking positive steps to fight precarity

– Paul Breen – Imagine that EAP were a country, not a subject or a discipline. Where would it sit upon the map of higher education? Would it be an island or somewhere on the edges of the landlocked continent that is academia? Maybe it would be like Korea, an archipelago hanging beneath the udders ofContinue reading “FUSION – taking positive steps to fight precarity”

Life Lessons from Refugees: Glimpse into a teacher’s diary

– Julie Umarova – Podcast version of this post available here No one leaves home unless home is the mouth of a shark you only run for the border when you see the whole city running as well you have to understand, that no one puts their children in a boat unless the water isContinue reading “Life Lessons from Refugees: Glimpse into a teacher’s diary”