Testimonials

What participants have said

“A refreshing way to consider how climate change could be part of everyday teaching. A must for any educator! ”

Language Teacher and Teacher Trainer

Sylvia Goetze

“It's a wonderful course, highly recommended!!”

English Teacher and Computing Engineer

Claudia

“This course is very useful in helping generating ideas between participants. We learn from each other as well as getting the chance to visit a site with example materials. Perhaps the most useful thing I will take away is that I can see it is possible to integrate environmental perspectives more purposefully, and that the opportunities we had to share reflections on this have been very refreshing.”

Freelance ELT teacher, trainer and writer

Daniel Barber

“This course is the perfect length to get your teeth into the subject, work with colleagues to generate lots of exciting ideas and create something valuable. The length was key for me. Any longer and I might have got distracted. It ended on a high note with feelings of positivity, motivation and that feeling you get when you know you aren't alone. Other people care about the planet too! ”

ELT Author

Katherine Bilsborough

“If you’re thinking of ‘bringing in topics of sustainability to your teaching‘ and would like to discuss ideas with like-minded colleagues and get feedback, I’d recommend it. It is helping me think through some of my ideas and has added to the motivation for me to finally start writing on this topic here on my blog. ”

Blogger at nergizkern.com, teacher, teacher trainer and EdTech specialist

Nergiz Kern

“Owain is fab. He was one of my MA students and his work is excellent. He was very early to the climate stuff and his time has come. ”

Author

Gavin Dudeney

FAQ

  • How long is the course?

    It is two weeks long. There are 3 sections. We pack a lot in, and recommend logging in as often as possible, at least once a day (though we understand life is busy and this isn't always possible).

  • How many hours a week does it require?

    Previous participants have said it requires 4 hours a week, maybe a bit more in the final week.

  • Will I receive a certificate?

    Yes, you receive a beautiful certificate on completion of this course. This can be shared on your LinkedIn and social media profiles or downloaded as a PDF certificate.

  • Is the course at a specific time each day?

    No, log on whenever you like. It is a course based on asynchronous learning. You read someone's comment, you reflect and you reply. A great way to learn!

  • Do I get individual feedback and attention?

    Yes, this is a strength of this course in comparison with many more well-known online learning providers. Participants have marked this as something they most appreciated about it.

  • Is there a focus here for EFL writers too?

    Definitely. Teachers and Materials writers benefit from this course, and the cross-pollination of ideas is a real strength of this course.

  • How can I pay?

    You can pay using PayPal or by card through the Stripe Payment system.

  • Do I need any accounts for this course?

    Yes, you need an account with this platform, thinkific. You will also be invited to set up an account with Slack, which is a platform that helps build the community of learning that is such an important part of this course. You will receive all necessary support with this.

  • Do we get to speak via Zoom?

    Yes, there is now a live lesson in which we meet up to get to know each other and share ideas.

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