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 […]

What Place Does Literature Have in the ELT Classroom in an Ecological Emergency?

Extracts from our favourite novels, poems or plays can really bring a language class to live. Like songs, their carefully crafted language, depth and authenticity appeal to students and provide rich learning input. At the same time, we may shy away from using literature, worrying whether we are able to teach it or whether it meets students needs. Despite this […]

Global Issues in the Open Access TEYLT Worldwide Journal

I’m delighted to say that I have had an article published in the twice-yearly publication of the IATEFL YLTSIG. I enjoyed the challenge of writing an article of discovery relevance to teachers of secondary-level learners in how to bring environmental issues into their classes. There is a wealth of articles focusing on global issues and the publication is a great […]

Could Teachers be the Climate Game Changers? — Institute for Interdisciplinary Research into the Anthropocene

Schools must empower them to embrace their roles as teachers of climate change and climate justice. Rachel Forgasz · 6 min read Original article here Given the grossly inadequate climate policies of successive governments in this country, it should not come as a surprise to learn that there is no official mandate for Australian schools to teach the […] Could teachers […]