Webinar 4

Climate change is a reality that we must face as a society. COP 26 (United Nations Climate Change Conference) is an event where world leaders gather to reflect on the solutions that can be implemented to address this issue, this year's version will be held in the United Kingdom. Within the framework of this meeting, the British Council has prepared a series of resources and tools to address the challenges of climate change from the teaching of English, taking into account that teachers play a very important role in uniting students and encouraging them to become aware.

When: 28 October 2021

Time: 3 pm PER/MEX/COL time

Learn more about our speakers:

HARRY WATERS

He has been buried deep in the TEFL world for over 14 years. He has been working as a trainer for online classes across the globe for the last two years.  His passion for teaching and obsession with the planet led him to create Renewable English, an online English course, providing free classes and materials aimed at raising climate change awareness across the globe. Harry is also a passionate teacher trainer. He is also a trustee for the British charity Kids Against Plastic. He describes himself as an imperfect environmentalist with a love of flags and funky second-hand shirts.

CRISTIANA OSAN

After working for 11 years as a teacher, Cristiana Osan became a DELTA-certified teacher educator.  For the last 14 years, she has worked as a teacher educator, a trainers' trainer, a mentor, an online moderator, an examiner for international certificates and a materials writer, thus collaborating in various projects with thousands of teachers around the world. Climate Action in Language Education is one of the most recent projects, both as a course developer and as a moderator.

JOHANNA STIRLING

She is responsible for coordinating and developing all academic aspects of NILE Online. She is also a NILE Associate Trainer who teaches, trains teachers, writes materials and gives presentations about English language teaching. She has written teaching materials for Cambridge University Press and self-published Teaching Spelling to English Language Learners (British Council Award for ELT Writing – Special Commendation and nominated for an ELTon Award for Innovation in Teacher Resources). Her professional special interests are teaching spelling, materials development, ICT and working with teachers. To find out more see her website, The English Language Garden and The Spelling Blog.

ANDREA COLLADOS

She is an English teacher, global educator, lecturer, intrepid traveler and co-founding partner of Poliglosa, a digital journal of arts and literature. The many years of teaching English and Spanish in Argentina, USA, Andorra, China, Japan, Sudan and Germany, helped her develop a more global and multicultural perspective over the implications of being an educator. She has recently graduated from the MA Las Américas / The Americas at (FAU) in Germany. Furthermore, she has been awarded the “English Teacher Empowerment Scholarship” by Bridge Education Group. Versatility and creativity are some of the many aspects of her personality. In addition to developing diverse projects related toteaching,traveling and volunteering, she teaches virtually and in an international school in Germany.

 

Visit The Climate Connection

Have you tried any of our Climate Connection lesson plans? Tell us your experience in this form and be a guest teacher in this online event! (Deadline: 13 October 2021 - 23:45 Peru time)