We asked Anna Bellinger, Footprint’s first Artist in Residence, about her art, interest in environmental issues and hopes in her new role.
A big thank you to the JALT(Japan Association for Language Teaching) Environmental Committee , Jennie Roloff Rothman (chair), Mark Brierley and Brent Simmonds for putting together this detailed and fascinating report on how they set about calculating the various aspects of conference organisation that contribute to the global carbon footprint of their national event in November 2019. A must-read for anyone looking to do the same with their event, ELT or otherwise.
Jodie Carnegie Fowler, a recent addition to our ELT Footprint admin team, presents a brief introduction to ELT Footprint’s new social media discussion group on LinkedIn, and talks about his own personal take on sustainability in ELT.
On February 27, 2020, our Facebook group reached a new landmark. Kath Bilsborough, founding member and one of the ELT Footprint admin team, looks back over all the things that have happened since our membership turned the 2000 mark on November 3, 2019.
Angelos Bollas shares a personal take on reducing our environmental footprint and explains how he has turned his back on flying and discovered the joys of slow travel.
In our 9th post in the Greening ELT series, we are sharing some news from the Spanish association for private language schools, FECEI , who are launching a new initiative – Greenpositive – and inviting member schools to sign up to make their businesses more sustainable in 2020. The following blog post explains the background to the scheme and shares a link to the Greenpositive guidelines.