Press release: International House World Organisation leads IH network to “Protect our Planet” Saturday 10th October 2020 We all know that the activity of us human beings has a significant impact on the environment. We are polluting the atmosphere and rivers and seas, cutting down forests and ruining unspoilt habitats, dumping plastics into the oceans and
Category: Greening ELT (Series)
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.
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.
In our 8th post in the Greening ELT series, we’re very pleased to welcome Janet Aitchison. She shares a personal report on an interesting initiative from Oxford University Press: a two-week eco event for staff at offices around the world.
We’d like to say a very big thank you to Jennifer Taylor for coming back to share an update on the TESOL France 2019 symposium in Lille. She first posted about TESOL’ France’s green initiatives in November in the run up to the symposium. Now she’s back to tell us how it went.
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).
In our fourth post in the Greening ELT series, we’d like to say a big thank you to Jemma Hillyer and Helen Holwill at ELT Freelancers for sharing information on the how they are reducing the environmental impact of their ELT Freelancers Awayday in January 2020. (Click on the link to find out more about the event).