Journal of English for Academic Purposes (JEAP)

Articles, book reviews, conference reports, and academic exchanges in the linguistic, sociolinguistic and psycholinguistic description of English.

Journal of Academic Language and Learning (JALL)

An electronic scholarly journal devoted to the interests of professionals who provide academic language and learning development to students and staff in tertiary education settings.

Journal of Academic Writing

An international, peer-reviewed journal that focuses on the teaching, tutoring, researching, administration and development of academic writing in higher education in Europe.

EAP Study Resources

Writing for a Purpose

'Writing for a Purpose' includes:

  • information about the types of writing and purposes for writing
  • exercises to help you write
  • examples from assignments that successful students have written

Academic English Online

A website of interactive learning objects, designed to assist students in higher education with their skills in Academic English. The materials cover a wide range of skills, including writing, reading, listening and speaking.

Prepare for Success

An interactive web learning tool to help international students prepare for academic culture and study in the UK and a tool for teachers and institutions to integrate with their EAP teaching programmes.

Using English for Academic Purposes :
A Guide for Students in Higher Education

Comprehensive advice, materials and exercises on the four skills. Produced by Andy Gillett.

Damian Rivers' Interactive EFL Resource and Information Page

Extensive list of resources and web links for EFL, ESL, ESP and EAP students and teachers with a selection of interactive puzzles and quizzes.

Organisations, Associations and Interest Groups


The Research Special Interest Group within IATEFL (the International Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language) supports and promotes inquiry in English language teaching by means of a discussion list, events, publications, and this website.

European Association for the Teaching of Academic Writing (ETAW)

A scholarly forum which seeks to bring together those involved or interested in the teaching, tutoring, research, administration and development of academic writing in higher education in Europe.

The UK Council for International Student Affairs

Higher Education Academy Professional Standards Framework

HEA Professional Standards Framework:

The Higher Education Academy: Teaching International Students

Subject Centre for Languages Linguistics and Area Studies

University Council of Modern Languages

Association of University Language Centres

Leeds Met Centre for Academic Practice & Research in Internationalisation

CICIN: Centre for International Curriculum Inquiry and Networking

ALDinHE: Association for Learning Development in Higher Education.

ALDinHE is the membership association for staff who work as Learning Developers, or have a role which involves supporting student learning.

British Council CPD for Teachers of English.

Learn from other teachers talking about their professional development; use our Continuing Professional Development Framework to support your development at your stage in your career; and download the CPD handbook and other useful resources.

Education News 

A Global Leading News Source covering educational, political, business, and environmental issues.