About Hajba László

László Hajba is a freelance teacher and materials writer based in Budapest, Hungary. Besides being a teacher of English and Hungarian as a foreign language he is also interested in using ICT, video games and other digital technologies in education, particularly tablets and smartphones.

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Brighton PCE 2018

Social Justice and ELT through the Visual Arts – GISIG and Visual Arts Circle Joint PCE  9 April 2018 Social Justice and ELT through the Visual Arts – GISIG and Visual Arts Circle Joint PCE P Visual images can be arresting and powerful. We have all at some point in our lives been stunned by […]

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WEBINAR: Storytelling for a Better World – 3 Sep 2017

Storytelling for a Better World Injustice and other challenging global issues are addressed through telling world stories. What students learn from a story is not what happens in the story but in their response to it. Creative response tasks lead to insights about how to make the world better. Let’s try activities from the new free British […]

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EAP, Critical thinking and Climate Change

Introduction Man-made climate change is scientifically proven and threatens human life and civilisation. The international agreement, signed at the Paris COP in 2015, gave hope that governments might take action to reduce future greenhouse gas emissions and adapt to the inevitable changes to come thanks to past emissions, such as increased flooding, droughts and extreme […]

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Esther Lucas Scholarship for the 2018 IATEFL conference

The scholarship is named in memory of one of the founders of the Global Issues Special Interest Group and aims to assist a teacher to attend the 52nd IATEFL conference in Brighton in 2018. It is not necessary to be a member of IATEFL to apply for this scholarship. The award consists of: registration for […]

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Special Days Competition winners

We would like to congratulate our 4 winners of our most recent competition: Cristina Oliveira Rita Diveki Aleks Palanac Mandana Arfa Kaboodvan They all created excellent lessons which will be added to our GISIG Special Days Calendar, and have each won a free place at our PCE in Brighton in April. We really look forward […]

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Why Global Issues by Linda Ruas

We are happy to announce that the new book of  GISIG Joint Coordinator Linda Ruas is now available in both paperback and electronic formats. The best thing about it: all author royalties plus a contribution from the publisher, Academic Study Kit will go to GISIG-related projects to support and train volunteer teachers of English in refugee […]

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GISIG at the APPI conference in Portugal

Event date: April 30, 2017 GISIG forum Gergő Fekete – From knowledge to action with Girl Rising Margarita Kosior – Teaching for Social Justice:From Social Context to Teaching Content GISIG related projects by Cristina Oliveira, Portugal Two global issues related class projects from the students of Agrupamento de Escolas Emídio Navarro – E.B. D. António […]

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GISIG at the APPI Conference in Lisbon

We’re happy to report that some of our committee members will be present at the 2017 APPI Conference in Lisbon to promote Global Issues!

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GISIG Track Day – IATEFL Glasgow 2017

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Zooming in and Zooming out by Nick Bilbrough

Global Issues SIG Newsletter Dec 2016 ISSUE 35

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