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 …

Global Issues SIG and Visual Arts Circle Pre-Conference Event – Brighton 9th April 2018

Social Justice and ELT through the Visual Arts – GISIG and Visual Arts Circle Joint PCE Visual images can be arresting and powerful. We have all at some point in our lives been stunned by a photograph or painting that has resonated with us – the Afghani girl on the cover of National Geographic or Picasso’s Guernica. These images can …

Multimodal Literacy, the Visual Arts & ELT

multimodal literacy and language teaching

Is there a paradigm shift happening in the world of TEFL and language teaching? In this podcast, Emma Pratt talks to Anna Whitcher and Kieran Donaghy about Multimodal Literacy. Kieran and Anna are the dynamic partnership behind the Visual Arts Circle, a community of practice formed for language teachers to explore the visual arts and visual world in their practice …

The Image in English Language Teaching, The Image in English Language Teaching’, edited by Kieran Donaghy and Daniel Xerri

We are delighted to announce the first publication of the Visual Arts Circle in collaboration with the ELT Council. ‘The Image in English Language Teaching’ is a book edited by Kieran Donaghy and Daniel Xerri that features contributions by leading experts in the use of images in language education such as Ben Goldstein, Anna Whitcher, Antonia Clare, Paul Driver, Sylvia Karasthati, Paul …