MaWSIG meets GI SIG, 25 January 2020, 1.30 pm UTC Making good materials for everyone, everywhere, no matter how much money they have Linda Ruas and Margarita Kosior Both Linda and Margarita have been involved in projects teaching English learners and training teachers or making materials for use in areas with limited resources, be it […]
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The month of October focused on Transport. Many interesting topics were shared and these topics will be displayed below: The GISIG Website Week 1: (1/10 -5/10) GISIG member, Bill Templar shared many interesting resources this week. He started off the discussion by introducing “World Bicycle Day.” https://eltsustainable.com/category/dates-and-occasions/june-3rd-world-bicycle-day/ Another Interesting lesson plan on the same topic […]
We are proud to announce this brilliant classroom resource collection by our own Margarita Kosior. 12 Months of Social Issues collects brilliant lesson ideas complete with handouts for students. and instructions for teachers. Each lesson is centered around a special day of the year and it explores a wide variety of social issues including Mother […]
The 54th IATEFL Conference, Exhibition and Careers Fair went virtual in June 2021, and so did our Pre-Conference Event! Delegates from both the IATEFL Literature and Global Issues SIGs, logged on for a whole day of online CPD on the theme of ‘migrant narratives’. The issue of migration is a pressing phenomenon in our contemporary world. […]
This October we are focusing on the issues around transportation. We chose this topic for several reasons: it is a core part of most course books so related global issues can be easily integrated into the curriculum it can be approached in many different countries and contexts, from the poorest villages of Africa to the flourishing […]
GISIG is present at the 2019 Image Conference in Brussels! For more information about the conference, click here. Materials Linda Ruas: ‘I’m a refugee’
You can access the PCE slides here: Amira Salama: Doing Classroom Research Catherine Njau: Social Issues in the Classroom Flavien Lanmantchion: Research into Gender in ELT Linda Ruas: Materials for change Tim Hyua: Re-imagining the ELT classroom through research into global issues.
Do you wish your lessons could become part of the international dialogue on the need to act on the climate emergency and other issues of environmental justice, while offering an excellent language learning experience that motivates students? If so this is the webinar for you. All too often courses and coursebooks are ecologically illiterate, and […]
You can download the slides of our PCE speakers using the links below. Note: not all slides might display correctly on the website but the Download link still works.
27 April 2019 at 4pm UTC Are you interested in finding out how you can use online platforms to support teacher development? In this webinar Elie Megan will talk about how teachers in Africa are using WhatsApp to build teaching communities where they can meet to share ideas, projects and materials and integrate global issues […]