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Interview with Anna Bellinger, ELT Footprint’s first Artist in Residence

We asked Anna Bellinger, Footprint’s first Artist in Residence, about her art, interest in environmental issues and hopes in her new role.

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Guest post: Calculating your Conference’s Carbon Footprint (JALT)

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.

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World Wildlife Day 2020

In this short post, we share some ideas for how we can mark this special day in class and use it as an opportunity to encourage our students to appreciate the wonders and diversity of our natural world.

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We’ve come a long way: 2,500 members!

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.

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Greening ELT: Greenpositive – a new initiative for a new year

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.

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