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GLOBAL ISSUES IN LANGUAGE
EDUCATION NEWSLETTER
July 2001 - Issue No. #43

Here, finally, is our summer newsletter! The focus this issue is on human rights and human rights education. This features a "human rights squares" classroom activity, a report on teaching about human rights in Greece and a simplified version of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights for your students. Also included are a report on the TESOL 2001 conference in St. Louis, USA, a development education simulation on world trade, announcements of summer global education teacher training courses, and a list of global issue reference books. For our paying newsletter subscribers, we've included with this issue a copy of the "2001 United Nations Peace Calendar". Other readers who'd like a copy of this are welcome to order one (see ordering information on page 23).

Contents #43

  • Abstracts of global education articles from language teaching journals

  • News from JALT and other language teaching organizations

  • Conference Report: IATEFL 2001 (Mar. 27 - 3 in Brighton, UK)

  • Teachers Against Prejudice by Elise Klein

  • Special Feature: "Human Rights Squares" Classroom Activity

  • Human Rights and TEFL by Marina Mattheoudakis

  • The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (a simplified version)

  • News and Information / Who's Doing What?

  • New language teaching textbooks dealing with global issue topics

  • Book Profiles: Reference Books for Global Teachers

  • Global education materials and global education resource organizations

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