Autumn and early winter events

Peace as a Global Language (PGL)

 

Dec. 6 - 7, 2014  Kobe Gakuin University

 

< http://pgljapan.org/ >

 

This fall’s annual Peace as a Global Language conference will be held December 6 - 7, 2014 at Kobe Gakuin University. PGL 2014 will bring together educators, academics, activists and NGOs for a stimulating weekend of talks, events and presentations on peace and peace education. Please plan to attend. Do submit a proposal!

 

·     Call for Papers  Deadline: October 13, 2014


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        One World Week (OWW)

             Oct. 19 - 26, 2014

 

           < www.oneworldweek.org >

 

One World Week is an annual UK-based global                 education event which promotes social justice and global awareness. This year’s theme is Living Differently: Breaking Chains, Making Change. OWW invites teachers, schools and communities worldwide to hold their own events. Their site has:

 

  teaching materials, ideas, resources, Powerpoints

  information on OWW events around the world

  tips for how to organize your own OWW event

 

Start planning now for an event at your school!

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 Gender, Peace, Education and Development

  November 29 – 30, 2014  Bijnor (India)

  Proposals: Oct. 25 <www.vivekcollege.org>

 

 

     More global education events are listed at:

   www.peace-ed-campaign.org/newsletter/

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JALT Environmental Committee

Chair: Brent Simmonds

 

<[email protected]>

 

The Japan Association for Language Teaching has set up an Environmental Committee to explore how to reduce the environmental impact of JALT and of language teachers in Japan. To learn more or to make suggestions, contact Brent Simmonds.

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GILE SIG Website

 

      www.gilesig.org

Our Global Issues in Language Education Special Interest Group  website offers a wealth of teach- ing ideas from back issues of our newsletter, thanks to webmaster Paul Arenson. Check it out!    

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Take a look at the rich variety of news, resources and information on global ed and global issues on our dynamic Global Issues Facebook page designed by Jack Brajcich<[email protected]>    

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· For more updates on global themes, go to our Global Issues Twitter site, also by Jack Brajcich

· Make sure to check out The GILE Daily, an indispensable resource for following the issues!    

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 Gender, Peace, Education and Development

  November 29 – 30, 2014  Bijnor (India)

  Proposals: Oct. 25 <www.vivekcollege.org>

 

 

     More global education events are listed at:

   www.peace-ed-campaign.org/newsletter/

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