Christian language teachers

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Teaching English for Reconciliation

Originally posted on chroniclesofhopekorea:
Teaching English for Reconciliation by Jan Edwards Dormer and Cheryl Woelk was recently released.  I was pleased to be able to interview them about this progressive approach to language teaching and learning that is concerned with the development of the whole person. 1) Why is reconciliation important in educational contexts? Learner-centered…

Restorative Justice in ELT Workshop hosted by Christian Teachers SIG KoreaTESOL

Language for Peace contributors Cheryl Woelk and Abby Long are leading a workshop as a Christian Teachers’ Symposium. It will be a full day hands-on workshop on Restorative Approaches in ELT at Handong University on September 23, 2017. Abstract Creating healthy learning communities is a goal that many language teachers share. Christian English teachers have … Continue reading

Christians in English Language Teaching International Conference

Next year, the 2016 Christians in Language Teaching International Conference will be held in Seoul, South Korea, from June 24-25th. They are still taking early proposals for presentations until November 30th of this year! If you have an idea in the works, consider submitting a proposal. You can read more about the theme of Collaboration in … Continue reading

Language Teachers and Refugees

Every day the news from the refugee crisis has my stomach in knots. There are so many people in need and so many people needed to help that sometimes I feel overwhelmed emotionally and unsure of where I can best place my finances and skills in a way to do something small to give support. … Continue reading

Mennonite World Conference Workshop: Language for Peace Forum: a Peace Network for Anabaptist Educators

Mennonite World Conference is coming July 21-26, and some of the daily activities are workshops on topics pertinent to the church and to Anabaptists particularly. As you might have guessed, we’re facilitating one of the workshops! If you are attending the conference, consider coming out to the workshop led by me and Kate Wentland on … Continue reading

TOTAL it up! Taste Of Translation And Linguistics with Wycliffe Bible Translators

The work of Bible translation throughout the world has often been a great advocate for language preservation, and for empowering speakers of minority languages by helping them produce material even outside of scripture written in their mother tongues. These translation projects often lead to greater literacy and education projects in the communities where they are based as well. Though Bible translation has a different focus than language and peace education, it has many overlapping goals, and is an asset to both of those fields. Continue reading

It Takes a (Global) Village

The Anabaptist community is gearing up for a very meaningful time this summer with the Mennonite World Conference, where Mennonites and other Anabaptists from around the world will gather for several weeks this coming July for fellowship, worship and seeking God together. The Mennonite World Conference sends out a newsletter in the months ahead of the event … Continue reading

“Showing up” to offer words of peace in Ukraine

Robin Gingerich from LCC International University shares her insights from a trip to visit teachers in Ukraine.

Spring break was coming. I needed a break. I dreamt of relaxing at a water park and exploring yet another medieval castle. Abruptly, my plans changed. The email from our admissions office requested that I travel to Ukraine; the dates coincided with spring break, and we would leave in 10 days. At first I said, “No.” But something tugged at my heart and urged, “Go.” Continue reading

Seeking Forgiveness as the CELT’s Part in Reconciliation

Originally posted on The Ethical CELT:
A couple of summers ago I spent six weeks teaching in Hong Kong. The summer before, the team had found a budding English church, largely led by young adults who had either studied or spent time in the West. I was very excited to connect with a local church…

English and Formal Education Ministry Opportunities

Mennonite Mission Network posts all available ministry positions for English and formal education on their site. Check back frequently for new opportunities.

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