EAP assessment for Social Justice

Wednesday, 29th September 2021, 12:45-14:00 (BST) This event was inspired by TAFSIG (Testing, Assessment and Feedback SIG) and EAP4SJ recent collaboration with Dr Jan McArthur when we talked about higher education assessment for social justice, and particularly the role of values of trust, honesty, responsibility, forgiveness, and responsiveness (McArthur, 2020).  In this world café event, we invited you to join us in this discussion, with the focus on EAP assessment in terms of the currentContinue reading “EAP assessment for Social Justice”

The Dilemmas of an LGBTQ+ English Language Teacher by K.

To come out, or not to come out? This is the question I have been facing for as long as I can remember. Born and bred in Poland, the most homophobic country in the EU (Rainbow Europe, 2021), I had stayed in the ‘closet’ for most of my life. It was not until I arrivedContinue reading “The Dilemmas of an LGBTQ+ English Language Teacher by K.”

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”