Teaching and writing materials for migrant learners in Australia

I just got home from Greece after a term away: I had three amazing weeks exploring and the rest teaching English as a volunteer in Athens. Other teachers have asked me about this, and I wanted to write about it. However, there are dozens of little agencies helping migrants/displaced people across Europe – all very different, and working in different … Continue reading

Encounters on the Front Line book cover by Elaine Harvey

This time it’s not a new ELT resource that I’ve found, but a book that has huge resonance for me: a ‘return to Cambodia’ memoir, by Elaine Harvey, a nurse who worked for the Red Cross in Thai/Cambodian border refugee camps in 1980, when conditions were volatile and deeply confronting: the camp would be shelled at night and the medical staff would drive … Continue reading

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