English for Academic Purposes & Academic Skills Development

25 - 30 April, 2018

Led by: Michael Jenkins/University of Edinburgh, Dr Sarah Brewer/University of Reading, Dr Tom Parkinson/University of Kent and Tarek Zoubir/University of Middlesex.

DAYS 1 & 2 25th & 26th April 2018. English for Academic Purposes (EAP)

The focus of the first two days was EAP.

DAYS 3 & 4 27th & 28th April 2018. EAP and Reflective Writing

The focus of days 3 and 4 varied across the EAP levels on 27th April 2018. Groups worked separately.

Levels 2 and 3 worked on reflective writing tasks to prepare submissions for two journal special issues looking at higher education in conflict-related situations: ‘The Journal of Language Learning in HE’ and ‘The Journal of Comparative Education & Development.

The three EAP groups combined on 28th to continue reflective writing exercises.

DAYS 5 & 6 29th & 30th April 2018. Small Grant Application Writing Skills

The two final workshop days focused on developing small grant application writing skills.  The new ‘Cara Small Grants Scheme’ provided participants with an immediate application opportunity.