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Global Issues in a nUncertain World

Global Issues in an Uncertain World

A fascinating insight into 20 years of writing about global issues in education. This volume explores four key themes explored through GISIG’s newsletters. These themes are What does it mean for a school, or classroom, to be global? How can I be a more global teacher? What role can languages play in global development? Learning […]

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GISIG is now a ‘Friend of EVE’

EVE stands for Equal Voices in ELT. It is an organisation created to recognise both gender and highly proficient speaker parity in keynotes and plenaries in ELT conferences and events worldwide. EVE website: https://evecalendar.wordpress.com EVE Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/eveELT/ EVE on Twitter: https://twitter.com/eve_elt

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Africa TESOL 2018 Pre Conference Event

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Cinema Inspirations Competition

IATEFL GISIG and MaWSIG invite competition entries for the project ‘Cinema Inspirations’. Population growth, global warming, disappearing species, human rights … There are many challenges, trends and pressing concerns facing humanity today.The ‘Cinema Inspirations’ project aims to create a bank of freely accessible ELT materials based on films related to these global issues. Submit an […]

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Global Issues Showcase Day, IATEFL Brighton

We’re very excited about our Global Issues SIG Showcase day – Tuesday 10th April – and we hope to meet you there too. Here is the line-up: Anastasia Khodakova (winner of the GISIG Esther Lucas Scholarship) Workshop Content integration strategies to teach tolerance and cultural diversity 10:40 Arifa Rahman Talk The role of ELT in promoting social […]

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Work and Stress Lesson Plan

Dana Radler, Member of the GISIG Committee, who did the below given exercise herself in her classes writes as a short introductory note about it: This material aims at exploring the world of young professionals working to improve and develop their English; and the objective is to reflect on the time and energy people generally […]

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[WEBINAR] Luke Prodromou: The Dickensian Turn

How does our work in ELT relate to wider social and economic issues? What does it mean to be a language teacher with a critical perspective in our digital age? Let’s discuss these issues together at this free virtual event open to all! October 20, 2013 UTC 9:00 Watch the recording here: https://iatefl.adobeconnect.com/p4mnb7uks94 About the presenter […]

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Food issues month – October 2013

OCTOBER 2013 is FOOD ISSUES MONTH with the GI SIG! There are few things as universal to the human condition as food. What we eat, when we eat, how we prepare it are central to our existence. Food vocabulary is something language teachers do on a regular basis. But what about other global issues relating […]

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Pre-Conference Event 2014: More than a game – socially conscious simulations and role plays for the language teacher

More than a game – socially conscious simulations and role plays for the language teacher Harrogate UK, 1 April 2014 The Global Issues SIG PCE in 2014 takes as its focus the area of ‘games’ as a means to practice English while raising awareness about social issues. We have three great sessions by award-winning authors […]

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Food and Water

FOOD AND WATER —Food and industrially-driven consumerism. Many focus points, including advertising, now so extreme on TV, same products marketed globally. –Food adverts on TV.  Have students collect and analyze, in particular the use of imagery. Much of their message is pure suggestion, or identification with a life style, or in the case of ‘Boss’ ice […]

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