Here is Kath’s acceptance speech as ELT Footprint accepted the British Council ELTons award for Innovation in Teachers’ Resources.
In our 10th post in the Greening ELT series, Noni Gilbert, one of the vice presidents of FECEI (the Spanish federation of private language schools) shares an upbeat and optimistic report from their recent annual national conference held in Madrid in February 2020.
The PEPELT (Picturebooks in European Primary English Language Teaching) team introduce their mission and suggest some fabulous children’s books for Earth Day on 22 April and World Book Day on 23 April.
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.