We asked Anna Bellinger, Footprint’s first Artist in Residence, about her art, interest in environmental issues and hopes in her new role.
We’re very pleased to be able to share a fascinating blog post by Julie Moore, writer, teacher trainer and lexicographer, taking an in-depth look at the way language used to talk about the climate is changing and the possible repercussions for us as teachers and materials writers.
In our fifth post in the Greening ELT series, we’d like to say a big thank you to Jennifer Taylor at TESOL France for sharing information about how the association is reducing the environmental impact of their colloquium in Lille on November 30 -December 1 2019. (Click on the link to find out more about the event).
We’re delighted to introduce a new series to the blog, ELT Footprint interviews, where we’ll be talking to a range of ELT Footprinters, finding out what they’re doing, the initiatives they’re working on and the action they’re taking both inside and outside the classroom.
On June 10, 2019, just two weeks after our group was launched, the ELT Footprint page hit 1000 members. We published a blog post to celebrate the occasion. Today, November 3, 2019, our group hit 2,000. In celebration of this fact, we’ve decided to go back and see what we’ve achieved in the last five months.
We are delighted with the ongoing dialogue ELT Footprint is having with IATEFL about their environmental commitment. They are busy working to make the organisation a brighter shade of green. This includes engaging with exhibitors at the annual conference to make sure that they are aware of IATEFL’s new policies and making sure their Exhibitors’ Handbook reflect these policies. Check out their IATEFL2020_Exhibition Environmental Awareness poster with some great suggestions.