Creativity and the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals

Watch a recording of this talk by Nik Peachey, looking at how to integrate a focus on the Sustainable Development Goals in the language classroom.

What is World Teachers' Day?

World Teachers’ Day is a UNESCO initiative celebrated in more than 200 countries worldwide, which aims to highlight the contribution teachers make to society. This year's slogan is ‘Teaching in Freedom, Empowering Teachers’.

In honour of teachers around the world and in celebration of World Teachers’ Day, TeachingEnglish and EnglishAgenda hosted two special webinars exploring the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the language classroom, with tips and advice from experienced practitioners.

About this webinar

In this webinar Nik Peachey shares a little of the background to the idea behind the book Integrating global issues in the creative English language classroom and why the focus on creativity and the UN SDGs.

He also shares a range of practical examples of activities from the book and looked at how you can bring the UN’s sustainable development goals into your classroom.

About the speaker

Nik Peachey is a freelance teacher trainer, materials writer, blogger and course developer specialising in digital publishing and the development of digital resources for teachers. He has been involved in English language teaching since 1992 and has worked all over the world as a teacher, trainer and project manager. In 2016 after winning the British Council ELTon award for Innovations in Teacher Resources he co-founded He is based in the UK but is a regular international conference speaker. His books include:

20 Tech Enhanced Activities for the Language Classroom
Digital Tools for Teachers
Thinking Critically through Digital Media
Exploiting Infographics
Digital Video – A Manual for Language Teachers 
He also co-edited with Alan Maley - Creativity in the English language classroom

Watch the final 20 minutes of the webinar and download Nik's presentation below

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