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.
We’re very happy to welcome guest blogger, Natalie Catchpole to the ELT Footprint blog. Natalie shares her personal response to the recent Eco ELT event held at Oxford University Press offices around the world and outlines three possible responses to eco-anxiety.
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.
We’re very happy to welcome Kate Cory-Wright to the blog. Kate is a teacher, trainer and materials writer based in Ecuador. She is a founding member of our Facebook group . In the first of a series of two blog posts, she explains how she set up the Accidental Andean Land Project. (You can read part 2 here.)
We’re very pleased to be able to share this article by Rebecca Place, media officer for TESOL-SPAIN (Spain’s national teachers’ association), where she shares details of some of the initiatives the association have been developing over the last few years. This is the first post in a series, Greening ELT, where we’ll be sharing information about how various organisations and associations are taking action to be more sustainable.