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Hands Up Project Conference 2019

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Human Rights Issues Month

Human Rights Issues Month – How to share

You can share on a variety of platforms including: Comment at our website By tweeting GISIG using #issuesmonth2018 Our Facebook Discussion List Our Facebook Event Page

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Human Rights Issues Month 2018

In light of the upcoming 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration on Human Rights (December 10th 2018), we have decided to dedicate this year’s Issues Month to the topic of human rights and how to incorporate them, not only into our teaching but our everyday lives as well. Why is it important to learn about […]

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The Image Conference | 2018

The Image Conference is an innovative and collaborative project which seeks to explore the possibilities which film, video, images and video games offer to both language teachers and language learners. The conference is going to host several global issues related sessions and speakers. You can check them out the the conference website or by downloading […]

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‘Voices from Africa’ competition – Winners!

The joint competition of GISIG an YLTSIG is over and we have winners! The SIGs offered a prize of £200 to buy books for the winners of our competition. 1st prize – John Uwezo, Goma, DRC – £75 2nd prize – Joseph Kaleba, DRC – £60 3rd prize – Sarah Sanderson, Uganda – £40 Runner-up – […]

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Four Corners

GISIG Four Corners Summit – June 24, 2018

Thanks for attending! The slides of our presenters are going to be available here shortly. Jason’s slides Elli’s slides Dragana’s slides Raja’s slides In this webinar organised by IATEFL Global Issues SIG, four teachers from four countries share their experience of how they tackle global issues in the classroom. Equador: Integrating global issues creatively in […]

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Teaching global issues to teens in an engaging way

by Anastasia Khodakova Global Issues SIG Newsletter, issue 37: Dec 2017 It is not a secret that teenagers do not like being told what’s good and what’s bad. They like to decide for themselves and challenge grown-ups’ views. Then, how can we teach them sustainable development, social responsibility, equality and other important global issues? How […]

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Monthly GISIG newsletter

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‘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 […]

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IATEFL Brighton 2018 – GISIG related Talks and Workshops

Chris Sowton: Making English work for the world’s most marginalised people Chris’ slides Linda Ruas and Julietta Schoenmann: F is for Fake: how students deal critically with post- truth Linda & Julietta’s slides Sara Bruun: Make your students interested in their future Sara’s slides Margarita Kosior: Special Days – Developing a more systematic approach to global education Margarita’s slides

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