Monday 15th March

Posting early today, as I have an afternoon off, whoopee!

1. If you’re working in primary school or working with primary school teachers, I think you’ll find it both useful and enjoyable to attend this webinar on using picture books in the primary classroom at 12:00 UK time on Thursday, 18th March

The webinar will also include an introduction to the PEPELT project – Picturebooks in European Primary English Language Teaching

One of the speakers, Gail Ellis, co-wrote with Jean Brewster a book for primary English language teachers that I think I’m right in saying is still the most downloaded British Council publication ever, Tell it Again! I’ve attached a PDF below and you’ll find a link and more info here

2. This is good (and open access; you may need to register), and I’ve just discovered it: Globe: A Journal of Language, Culture and Communication

Here’s a link to an interesting piece on ‘exclusionary-inclusion’ by Kamal Raj Devkota from Tribhuvan University in Nepal: and I’ve attached a PDF of the whole special issue of Globe in which Dr Devotka’s piece was published below.

3. Venice Irving from Jamaica has a new podcast in her Becoming a Happy Teacher series – just in case you aren’t already a happy teacher!

4. A reminder about York St John University’s online course for teachers, Changing Englishes Well worth a look if you’ve not already paid a visit!

5. And, finally, a tour of Lynette Yiadom-Boakye’s Tate Britain show, Fly in League with the Night: Here’s her Wikipedia entry: I’d not heard of her before but I like the show!

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