1. I reckon you need to be brave to write three articles on Humor (sic) in ELT, which is what John Rucynski has done for TESOL Connections. See what you think; PDFs below.
2. Hope this one from the I works without a subscription; you may need to register. Scroll down for the OECD graphic that places England right at the bottom of the achievement pile https://inews.co.uk/news/education/gcse-results-day-2022-students-failed-achieve-english-maths-1814830
3. Here’s an Asia Scotland Institute webinar with Fiona Hill, who advised both Obama and Trump on Russian affairs, talking about The Eurasian Future: War in Europe, China Rising & the decline of Russia https://asiascot.com/event-recordings/the-eurasian-future With an accent like hers, you have to believe her.
4. And, finally, Stephen Krashen, not talking about ‘comprehensible input’ but about baseball https://www.languagemagazine.com/2022/08/09/the-power-of-sports-fiction-and-the-importance-of-being-impeccable/