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Conversations about Environmental Justice

In this article, Sylvia makes a strong case on why we need to have conversations about environmental justice with others such as our colleagues and students. Sylvia is an English Teacher at Lausanne University Language Centre. We met on the online course Language Teaching for the Planet and have stayed in frequent contact ever since. A lively conversation Yesterday, a […]

Environmental Issues in the EFL Classroom

Hameda Suwaed, Assistant Professor at the Department of English at the College of Arts and Education, Sabratha University, Libya, shares how she embeds environmental issues into the EFL classroom when teaching writing skills with her learners. I first met Hameda on the online course ‘Language Teaching for the Planet’ and have been so impressed by her knowledge and dedication to […]

How to ‘Green’ your Language Lessons Webinar Recording

Join Milica, Owain, and Ben to investigate ways to green your lessons from three very different but complementary angles. Milica will share how she inspires young learners with creative and innovative lesson activities and projects, including her famous ‘Greenhouse Effect in a Jam Jar’ activity. Owain will share his ‘Ninja’ approaches to embedding sustainability into courses and classes where teachers […]

How to Engage Learners with Environment Issues: A Webinar

I’m delighted to be co-presenting this webinar with Milica from Alice in Methodologyland on a topic close to both our hearts: Alice will focus on activities for young learners, and she has made a very impressive post of the activities that she will be talking about. What is particularly wonderful are the practical ideas that involve taking learning outside the […]

There’s a Monster in the Kitchen!

Recently the organisation where I work replaced coursebooks with set lessons. Not only that, but students now choose the lesson they attend based on factors such as the lesson outcomes. Help! I’m no longer able to use the hour-long lessons I’ve spent years compiling. This is actually an opportunity. Many among us now realise that sustainability has to be embedded […]