Climate emergency : OUP word of the year 2019

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Greening ELT: TESOL France colloquium 2019

In our fifth post in the Greening ELT series, we’d like to say a big thank you to Jennifer Taylor at TESOL France for sharing information about how the association is reducing the environmental impact of their colloquium in Lille on November 30 -December 1 2019. (Click on the link to find out more about the event).

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2000 members!

On June 10, 2019, just two weeks after our group was launched, the ELT Footprint page hit 1000 members. We published a blog post to celebrate the occasion.  Today, November 3, 2019,  our group hit 2,000. In celebration of this fact, we’ve decided to go back and see what we’ve achieved in the last five months.

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Guest post: Choosing a carbon offset programme – a guide for educators

Kate Cory-Wright, one of the founding members of the ELT Footprint Facebook group and an EFL author, teacher, and teacher trainer, has been reforesting a 7-hectare plot of land in the Andes for the past nine years. (See her blog posts about the experience here and here). Based on her experiences of reforesting, she reviews what to consider when considering carbon offset programmes.  

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