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Welcome to Global PAD

Global PAD (Global Professional and Academic Development) is for professionals and higher education students and staff seeking to develop their skills for modern society. It is developed and maintained by staff in the Centre for Applied Linguistics at the University of Warwick, UK, and focuses on the following areas:


    Click on the relevant links on this page to gain access to our GoGlobal Resources for a globalising world, our self-access e-learning courses available for purchase, the e-courses you are enrolled on, and our range of open access resources.

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    GoGlobal: Resources for a globalising world

    For Higher Education
    For Professionals
      • Develop Global Skills for the workplace through our blended learning Global TIES course (Training in Intercultural Effectiveness) for professionals.gties_logo.png


      Self-access e-learning courses

      EASE (Essential Academic Skills in English) series:



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      Global PAD Resources

      At Global PAD Open House you can benefit from our open access bank of resources in our four specialist skills areas: academic English; intercultural communication; academic and workplace research; teaching within the broad field of Applied Linguistics and ELT.

      Some highlights include:


      Site Updates

      We are constantly seeking ways to add to our bank of open access resources and available courses for purchase. Please check back regularly to see what courses and resources have been added to Global PAD.