No Environmental Justice without Social Justice

There really can be no environmental justice without social justice. How often has the dialogue around climate been couched in the language of hero and villain? Could part of the issue be that we often separate the environment from people? I don’t think anything has brought the intersectionality between environmental justice and social justice home more than when a colleague […]

Why not World Wasp Day?

World Bee Day is May the 20th as anyone who has used the lesson on this will know. And why wouldn’t there be a day for these wonderful honey-producing, fruit tree-pollinating, civilization-supporting yet threatened insects?  But why isn’t there a world wasp day? Is it their fearsome appearance? Is it the way they bully you as you try to enjoy […]

Global Goal 13: Climate Action

How do you combine UN global goal 13 with multimedia literacy development in the ELT classroom? Find out here: Multimedia Literacy and Global Goal 13 Climate Action What do you think? How could you make this global goal relevant to local issues where you live? How important do you think remix literacy is to your learners? What other ways could you […]

November 20th: Universal Children’s Day

Why not bring Universal Children’s Day into your classes this November? In this lesson for teen or adult learners B1 level upwards, learners will: discuss childhood discuss their impressions of two photographs watch a video about Universal Children’s Day imagine an event to mark the occasion at their school or workplace Explore the interactive digital lesson material below

12th August: International Youth Day

Why not celebrate youth having a voice and making demands with this lesson to mark the occasion? This works well with teens and adults at B1 level and above. Learners will: Make predictions about a picture of young people on strike Read a set of demands created by young people about action on the climate emergency Create their own set […]