Climate Tuesday, 12th October

1. Both sides of the globe involved, exactly twelve hours apart, in this UK-Australia Higher Education Roundtable at 09:00 UK time on Thursday, 14th October, The importance of global expertise and local action in the fight against Climate Change More info and registration here https://ukaustraliaseason.com/event/the-importance-of-global-expertise-and-local-action-in-the-fight-against-climate-change-a-higher-education-roundtable/

2. Heather Michael is giving a webinar for National Geographic Learning on the ‘three pillars of an International Baccalaureate (IB) education’ Combining International Mindedness, Interdisciplinary Instruction, and Service Learning in the English Classroom at 14:00 UK time on Wednesday 20th October (repeated at 02:00 UK time on Thursday 21st October, if that’s more convenient).

More info and registration link here https://webinars.eltngl.com/20-october-combining-international-mindedness-interdisciplinary-instruction-and-service-learning-in-the-english-classroom/ I don’t think I’d worry overly much about that IB focus, if you’re not teaching IB – the IB travels quite well!

3. Ceri Jones and Katherine Bilsborough gave a very-well-received talk on Eco-literacy: What? Why? And How? https://www.teachingenglish.org.uk/article/eco-literacy-what-why-how as part of the series of talks TeachingEnglish put on for World Teachers’ (good apostrophe!) Day, and …

… you can find the recordings of all the talks here https://www.teachingenglish.org.uk/news-events/world-teachers-day/2021

4. And, finally and more seriously than usual, Education Cannot Wait is the global fund for education in emergencies and protracted crisis. Here’s their annual report for 2020 https://www.educationcannotwait.org/annual-report-2020/ and here’s the executive summary if you’re in a hurry https://www.educationcannotwait.org/annual-report-2020/executive-summary/ PDFs of whole report and of executive summary only below.

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