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English UK publishes environmental action plan

English UK is the national association of English Language centres in the UK. The association has just published an environmental action plan for UK ELT. Acknowledging the urgency of the climate and ecological emergency, the plan aims to ’embed sustainability into practice, from classroom to canteen to conference’.

“Green UK ELT will help students understand interdependence and sustainability, experience the natural world and feel empowered to address the biodiversity and climate crises. English UK will lead by example through thoughtful and ambitious action. We will focus on working together, positive campaigning and collective action.”

This is a hugely positive and hopeful document, one that promises to fully embed environmental responsibility into UK ELT. Congratulations English UK!

Read Turning green: an environmental action plan for the UK ELT sector here.

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Greenpositive initiative

Excellent news from Spain where the Spanish association for private language schools – FECEI – has launched a hallmark to encourage environmental good practice in member schools.

See the Programme Greenpositive Language Schools – FECEI Sustainability Policy.

Should we have a similar hallmark for UK ELT?

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