Difficult Topics Made Easier with Film in the English Language Classroom

He Named Me Malala Film for Difficult issues in ELT

By Margarita Kosior Brighton, 9 April 2018 Last April, Margarita was invited to speak at the IATEFL GISIG/VAC PCE session. You can read all about her presentation in this post : Inclusion and integration Inclusion and integration of various social groups is a commonly discussed topic in contemporary society. Therefore, since this topic is of general concern, it should also be …

Emma L. Pratt at the IATEFL Conference Brighton 2018

artist in residence IATEFL 2018 Visual Arts Circle

One of our VAC members, Emma L. Pratt, was invited to participate in a innovative way at IATEFL 2018. Header Image: Detail from “The Ecosytem”, in response to the first plenary about the relationship between research and the classroom. Being Invited to be the Artist in Residence at IATEFL in Brighton 2018 When I was invited to be the artist …

Anna Whitcher & Kieran Donaghy: GISIG & Visual Arts Circle Joint PCE

Social Justice in ELT Visual Arts Circle image by Emma Louise Pratt

Social Justice and ELT through the Visual Arts Last March, Anna Whitcher and Kieran Donaghy presented at the GISIG and Visual Arts Circle Joint PCE.   In this session , they looked at a number of resources such as projects, resource websites, lesson plans and publications which promote social justice in English language teaching, created by members of the Visual Arts Circle, …

Jade Blue: Workshop in the Visual Arts Circle and Global Issues SIG PCE, IATEFL 2018

Satellite View of The Road to Arlit, Southern Niger detail or carbon and pencil drawing Emma L Pratt

We are delighted to present a write up of Jade Blue’s workshop in the Visual Arts Circle and Global Issues SIG pre-conference event at IATEFL 2018 last March in Brighton. This is the first of the workshops/talks from the joint even at IATEFL we are going to present here.   Drawing in the ELT Classroom to Explore Social Justice     …