Climate action in language education

Learn to integrate environmental issues in English language teaching and develop the skills you need to take and sustain meaningful and impactful action to protect the environment in your local context. Access Climate action in language education from 9 October 2024 – enrol now.

Welcome to Climate action in language education


How can you enrol?

Log in to your TeachingEnglish account and click the button below to enrol on this free course.


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How will the course help you?

Learn to integrate environmental issues in English language teaching and develop the skills you need to take and sustain meaningful and impactful action to protect the environment in your local context.


What does the course include?

Climate action in language education is a self-study training course, which is divided into three hour modules. It also includes:

  • A dedicated Facebook community of course participants with up-to-date insight, resources and innovative ideas for you to try out.
  • Engaging discussions taking place in the Facebook community
  • Live events with your course tutor and language teaching experts.
  • A free workbook with extra learning content and resources.

What will you learn?

Module 1 - Introducing environmental issues

In this module, you will gain a general introduction to the topic as well as learning how to recognise and evaluate the reasons why environmental issues can be an integral part of language classes. You will learn the key term climate change terms and concepts relevant to your teaching context, and practical teaching approaches you can use both inside and outside the classroom.

Module 2 - Lessons with a sustainability focus

In this module you will explore a principled approach to bringing sustainability into any classroom topic as well as learning how to recognise and overcome the barriers that can prevent teachers from doing this. You will learn how to equip learners with the language skills they need to understand, discuss and engage critically with climate change issues, and promote solutions to local and global environmental problems.

Module 3 - Making sustainability part of your learners' lives

In this module you will explore climate action beyond the classroom. Module 3 is aimed at helping you develop projects, through which your students can use climate related language relevant to their context and participate in community action aimed at tackling the environmental crisis. You’ll learn how to design, manage and evaluate learner-centred projects which enable your students to act and make a meaningful difference. 


When is the course?

Access this free course from 9 October 2024. Enrolment closes on 24 March and the course closes on 31 March 2025.


How much does the course cost?

The course is free.


How can you get a certificate?

You will receive a certificate if you successfully complete all self-study modules.


What level of English do you need?

Minimum CEFR B1


How do you sign up for the course?

Please follow the steps below carefully to access this free training course.

IMPORTANT: If you are already logged in to your free TeachingEnglish account, we recommend that you log out and log in again.

Step 1: Log in to your existing TeachingEnglish account or create a free TeachingEnglish account.

You MUST be logged into your free TeachingEnglish account to access the course. Click or tap to Create a free account or log in to your existing account

Step 2: Enrol on your course

Click or tap the button below to enrol on this free course.

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How do you access the course after you've enrolled?

IMPORTANT: If you didn't log out of TeachingEnglish after your previous visit, do this first.

From your desktop or laptop computer

1. Log in to your free TeachingEnglish account.
2. If you have enrolled in the course, you will see 'MY PORTFOLIO' in the menu bar at the top of the page next to the Home button.
3. Move your mouse over MY PORTFOLIO to see the drop-down menu.
4. Click on ‘My courses’ to access your training.

From your mobile device

1. Log in to your free TeachingEnglish account.
2. Tap the three horizontal lines next to the home button to open the menu.
3. Below ‘Home’, you will see MY PORTFOLIO and ‘My courses’ below. Tap on MY PORTFOLIO if you don’t see ‘My courses’.
4. Tap on ‘My courses’ to access your training.


Having problems accessing the course?

Please see our troubleshooting guide below if you are having problems accessing the course.


Support and troubleshooting

If you have signed up for this course and have problems accessing your learning, please make sure you are logged in, then click or tap the link below:

https://open.teachingenglish.org.uk/Home/MyProgrammes
 

If you are still having problems accessing your course, please see the advice and videos below:

I can't register for the course

Please make sure you have created a free TeachingEnglish account or that you are logged in to your existing account. If registration is available, you will see instructions for 'How do I register for this course?' at the top of this page. If registration is not available, you will see the message 'This course is not available for registration'.

I can't access the course. I am logged in to my account, but when I click or tap 'My courses' from MY PORTFOLIO I just go to my profile page

Check that you are not logged into your TeachingEnglish account on a different device or browser. Log out of your account on all devices and browsers, and log in again. Click or tap 'My courses' from MY PORTFOLIO. You should be taken to your training course. If you still can't access your course, log out, clear the cache on your browser and log in again.

I can't get my certificate

Certificates are available to participants who complete 100% of the course material. To access your certificate, go to the course platform where you have done your training. Click or tap 'My awards'. If you have completed 100% of the course, your certificate should be available to download.

The name on my certificate is wrong

On the course platform where you access your training, please use the 'Help' button to request a new certificate. Names on certificates are taken from your personal details in your free TeachingEnglish account. To change your name, click or tap on your name to edit your profile. Update the details on your profile page and save the new details.


What can you do now?

While you're waiting for the online modules to open, if you're interested in learning more about climate action in language education, you can:

Comments

Submitted by Cath McLellan on Thu, 11/18/2021 - 14:04

In reply to by Maha Sobhy Nou…

Hi Maha

Can you click the "help" button on the bottom right of the screen to resolve this issue?
 

Thanks,

Cath
TE Team

Submitted by Ruqkyyah on Sat, 11/13/2021 - 05:56

Just finished the course, I am wondering how can I get the certificate. 
shukran

Submitted by Cath McLellan on Thu, 11/18/2021 - 14:09

In reply to by Ruqkyyah

Hello

If you haven't received your certificate, can you click on the "Help" button in the bottom right corner of the screen, to report this issue?

Thanks

Cath
TE Team

Submitted by Marina Nikolova on Tue, 11/09/2021 - 10:00

I successfully completed the online exercises for the course yesterday, yet I didn't receive a certificate as mentioned above. How can I download it a d where from? 

Submitted by Cath McLellan on Mon, 11/15/2021 - 11:07

In reply to by Marina Nikolova

Can you click on the "Help" button on the bottom right of the screen?

Cath
TE Team

Hi Tigist

Are you enrolled on the course? Are you having problems registering, or is it that you cannot access the course from the courses homepage? If you are registered, you need to make sure you are logged in, then click on "My Porfolio- My courses" in the top menu. If the course page doesn't open from there, try logging out and logging back in again and it should work.

If the problem is with accessing the course once you are on the homepage, you will need to use the "Help" button to resolve the issue.

Let us know if you are still having problems,

Cath

TeachingEnglish Team

Submitted by profclaudia on Fri, 11/05/2021 - 07:38

Hi, I just found out about this very interesting course and I enrolled straight away. Do I need to complete all the tasks by the end of next week or do I have extra time since I've only enrolled now? Thank you!

Submitted by Cath McLellan on Thu, 11/11/2021 - 14:41

In reply to by profclaudia

Hello profclaudia

The course content is only available until the end of the course, so you will only have access to the material until the final course date.

Hope you find the course useful!

Cath

TE Team

Submitted by Afshan Ashfaq on Tue, 11/02/2021 - 19:22

I have enrolled for the course and completed all 3 modules, but still, I am not able to download the certificate. it is showing 0% progress in the resource section 

Submitted by Cath McLellan on Thu, 11/04/2021 - 14:23

In reply to by Afshan Ashfaq

Hi Ashfan

If you have completed all the modules but this is not reflected in the course progress, try contacting technical support by clicking on the yellow "Help" button in the bottom right hand corner of the screen. 

Thanks,
Cath

TE Team

Submitted by Moe Thet on Sat, 10/23/2021 - 16:58

I am writing to thank you for giving us an opportunity to keep learning on Teaching English Teachers Educators

Submitted by Md. Hafizur Rahman on Thu, 10/21/2021 - 05:32

I feel truly happy that I have created my account today. 

Submitted by dante on Mon, 10/18/2021 - 16:04

Where can I see the schedule of class meetings? I have a synchronous class every Tuesday here in the Phippines. I want to adjust my schedule

Hi Dante

This is a self-access course, meaning you can access the materials online at any time - there is no fixed schedule for the course.

Thanks

Cath
TE Team

Submitted by nilufaryasmin on Fri, 10/15/2021 - 14:02

Yes,i enroll this course.

I am so excited to be there.

Submitted by emyeman92 on Fri, 10/15/2021 - 08:39

Hi everyone!

how I know this course will get started?

thanks in advance !

Submitted by Cath McLellan on Mon, 10/18/2021 - 10:44

In reply to by emyeman92

Hi emyeman92

The course starts on Tuesday 19th October. Once you have enrolled, click on the "My Portfolio-my courses" tab on the top left - this will take you to the training platform.

Hope you enjoy the course!

Cath

TE Team

Submitted by Teacher LucasA on Thu, 10/14/2021 - 12:28

 I tried a couple of times and every time I try to enroll appears an Error Server screen

Submitted by Cath McLellan on Thu, 10/14/2021 - 15:15

In reply to by Teacher LucasA

Hello Teacher_LucasA

Sorry that you are having problems - we have had a few technical issues with the course site.  If you've already created an account, could you try logging on using a different browser? This should resolve the issue.
 

Thanks

Cath 
TE Team

Submitted by Husniati on Thu, 10/14/2021 - 08:00

I have tried to enroll but I can't. The feedback that I received said "error" 

Submitted by Cath McLellan on Thu, 10/14/2021 - 15:14

In reply to by Husniati

Hi Husniati,

Hello

Sorry that you are having problems - we have had a few technical issues with the course site.  If you've already created an account, could you try logging on using a different browser? This should resolve the issue. If you haven't created an account yet, click on the link above and follow the instructions. 
 

Thanks

Cath 
TE Team

Hello dblapitan,

Sorry that you are having problems - we have had a few technical issues with the course site.  If you've already created an account, could you try logging on using a different browser? This should resolve the issue.
 

Thanks

Cath 
TE Team

Submitted by ajd on Wed, 10/13/2021 - 15:44

Hi, 

I have created an account and I'm trying to enrol to this course, but I keep getting an error page. Is there any other way I can apply?

 

Submitted by Cath McLellan on Thu, 10/14/2021 - 15:11

In reply to by ajd

Hello

Sorry that you are having problems - we have had a few technical issues with the course site.  If you've already created an account, could you try logging on using a different browser? This should resolve the issue.
 

Thanks

Cath 
TE Team

Submitted by Shooon Lae Wad… on Wed, 10/13/2021 - 15:26

It said Server Error `/` Application and I cannot enroll now even though I have created an account.

Submitted by Cath McLellan on Thu, 10/14/2021 - 15:10

In reply to by Shooon Lae Wad…

Hello

Sorry that you are having problems - we have had a few technical issues with the course site.  If you've already created an account, could you try logging on using a different browser? This should resolve the issue.
 

Thanks

Cath 
TE Team

Submitted by smtahmina on Mon, 10/11/2021 - 11:48

It's lovely. I am happy to be there.

Submitted by Attiya on Wed, 10/06/2021 - 05:36

I tried to enroll but I can't there is a message '' You don't have any programs 

Submitted by Cath McLellan on Thu, 10/07/2021 - 13:33

In reply to by Attiya

Hi Attiya

Do you have a TeachingEnglish account? If not, you need to create one first, before enrolling on the course. Let us know if you have problems after creating your account.

Thanks,

Cath

TE Team

Submitted by Safaa Atiya on Sat, 09/25/2021 - 12:58

I tried ho enroll but I can't there is a message '' You don't have any programs 

Submitted by Cath McLellan on Mon, 09/27/2021 - 10:58

In reply to by Safaa Atiya

Hi Safaa

Have you already set up your TeachingEnglish account? If not, you can follow the instructions above which will tell you how to enrol. If you have an account already, when you log in to the TeachingEnglish website, you should see the "My Portfolio" tab on the top left. If you click on there you should see the courses you have enrolled on.

Let us know if you are still having problems.


Cath 

TE Team

You need to create an account on TeachingEnglish before you can enrol. If you follow the instructions above, you should be able to sign up to this course. It starts later this month.

Thanks

Cath

TE Team

Submitted by Zakfoed on Sun, 10/17/2021 - 12:05

In reply to by Cath McLellan

Hello, 

I created an account here, I clicked on the enrollment link but I'm still confused about it. I'm not sure if I'm on this course or not, didn't find any sign or course board or any thing.

Submitted by Cath McLellan on Mon, 10/18/2021 - 10:40

In reply to by Zakfoed

Hello

If you have created an account and enrolled, you should see a tab at the top left of the screen that says "My Portfolio". If you click on that tab, there is a drop down menu that says "My courses". Click on that and it will take you to the training platform where you can see all the courses you are enrolled in.

Cath

TE Team

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