‘Voices from Africa’ competition

Do you teach English in Africa?

Then have a look at this competition and see if you can enter some of your learners’ work.

GISIG, together with YLTSIG, are running this competition as a follow-up to their joint Pre-Conference Event in Dakar before the AfricaTESOL conference in May 2018. We want to encourage teachers to get learners to work with the UN Sustainable Development Goals in class and produce work – writing, poetry, raps or even simple labelled pictures – to reflect their learning.

We will be giving prizes of £200 to buy books, and will be publishing the winning entries after the competition.
You have until
30th June to send in your learners’ work – as photos, pdfs or attachments, together with this form which we would like you to complete, to tell us about the context of your school and teaching:

Download (DOCX, 239KB)

Please email your entries to us at gisig@iatefl.org by 30th June.
If you have any questions about how to get learners interested in the SDGs, please email us before then to ask!

If you would like ideas on how to introduce the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to your learners, click here for classroom activities:

Ideas for SDGs in English classes or English clubs

This guide contains some ideas about how to integrate the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) into your lessons.

Good luck!

3 Responses to ‘Voices from Africa’ competition

  1. Aisha abkar May 16, 2018 at 12:31 pm #

    When Tesol african start?

  2. Maha Hassan May 23, 2018 at 3:32 pm #

    Can i send an entry for Adult learner or is it only for young learners?

    • Linda Ruas May 25, 2018 at 3:18 pm #

      Hi Maha – the competition was intended for teenagers , but please send your adults’ entries too! Linda

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