26 October 2022: The Gender-ing ELT project is represented in Teaching English with corpora: A resource book, which has just been launched. In Chapter 30, Vander Viana shows how English language teachers can draw on a free online corpus to explore the topic of gender equality in news stories around the world.
01 September 2022: On behalf of the Gender-ing ELT team, Aisling O’Boyle delivered the talk “Contributing to gender equality through English language teaching: What do multiple stakeholders from 10 countries think?” at the 55th BAAL (British Association for Applied Linguistics) Conference, which was held at Queen’s University Belfast.
08 September 2022: Gulsah Kutuk represented the Gender-ing ELT team at the BERA (British Educational Research Association) Conference 2022, held at the University of Liverpool. She presented the paper entitled “English language education as a tool to promote gender equality: Exploring teachers’ and students’ views and perceptions.”
11 July 2022: The Newsletter for the UEA UNESCO Chair in Adult Literacy and Learning for Social Transformation (July issue) featured an update on the Gender-ing ELT research project.
22 and 23 June 2022: Aisling O'Boyle delivered the "English language teaching materials design workshop" for two different groups. In total, 194 teachers and student teachers around the world registered for the online worskshops and received the materials used in the presentation.
24 June 2022: Gulsah Kutuk, the UK-based Research Associate in the Gender-ing ELT project, received a Special Merit in Research Award from the University of East Anglia. She was the successful awardee in the Faculty of Social Sciences, which comprises seven Schools, including the School of Education and Lifelong Learning where she is based.
13 May 2022: We have just heard that our paper proposal - "Contributing to gender equality through English language teaching: what do multiple stakeholders from 10 countries think?" - has been accepted for presentation at this year's BAAL (British Association for Applied Linguistics) Conference. The event will take place in Belfast in early September.
18 May 2022: Vander Viana represented the Gender-ing ELT team at the 55th IATEFL International Conference in Belfast. His presentation entitled "ELT and the social agenda: Gender equality across countries" presented some of the project results in a few countries such as Brazil, Indonesia and Morocco.
22 March 2022: The Gender-ing ELT team has had their paper proposal accepted for presentation at this year's BERA (British Education Research Association) Annual Conference. We look forward to presenting our research findings to colleagues in Liverpool later this year.
22 March 2022: We are delighted to find out that the Gender-ing ELT research project will be at this year's IATEFL International Conference. Vander Viana's paper "ELT and the social agenda: Gender equality across countries" has been accepted for presentation at this important event in the UK.
04 October 2021: The Philippine Daily Inquirer, one of the most widely circulated English broadsheets in the Philippines, featured a news story on the Gender-ing ELT reseach project.
05 October 2021: We welcome a new institutional partner to our project: the Secretariat of Education in the State of Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil. Their support will be instrumental in reaching a larger number of participants from Central-West Brazil.
16 September 2021: Gender-ing ELT has been featured in The Manilla Times, the longest-running and one of the leading broadsheets in English in the Philippines.
16 September 2021: Opera News has reproduced the story on the Gender-ing ELT project that had been published in The Manilla Times.
16 August 2021: Vander Viana published a review of Paiz's (2020) Queering the English language classroom: A practical guide for teachers in TESOL Journal.
03 July 2021: Vander Viana and Aisling O'Boyle participated in the Educational Forum "Looking to the future: How our work in education could be supported for sustainable development and social wellbeing" at the Chinese Educational Research Association (CERA) Annual Conference 2021. Their presentation was entitled "Sustainable development in English language education: Researching gender matters across countries".
20 July 2021: The Gender-ing ELT project team welcomes a new member: Gulsah Kutuk joins the University of East Anglia as the UK-based Research Associate.
14 June 2021: The information for the 2021 CERA Annual Conference is available. Vander Viana and Aisling O'Boyle have been invited to participate in the panel discussion entitled "Looking to the future: how our work in education could be supported for sustainable development and social wellbeing". They will be presenting the Gender-ing ELT project to conference participants.
05 May 2021: Vander Viana published a review of Sauntson's (2020) new book - Researching language, gender and sexuality: A student guide - in Applied Linguistics.
05 May 2021: The Gender-ing ELT project is featured on the website of Sultan Ageng Tirtayasa University, our partner university in Indonesia, as well as it on its International Office's website.
05 May 2021: Biem.co, an open-access news outlet in Indonesia, has published a news story on our project.
06 May 2021: The lauch of our Gender-ing ELT research project was featured in Banten Raya, a print daily newspaper in Indonesia. The news story has also been made available on the online version of Banten Raya.
12 May 2021: the Newsletter for the UEA UNESCO Chair in Adult Literacy and Learning for Social Transformation (May issue) included a short note about the start of the Gender-ing ELT project.
12 April 2021: We're on Twitter now! You can follow @genderingELT for the brief news on Gender-ing ELT.
19 April 2021: Our project has a page on Facebook - you can follow us on Facebook and keep updated on the project.
27 April 2021: The Gender-ing ELT research project is now featured on the University of East Anglia's website.
08 March 2021: The project team now has a dedicated e-mail address. You can now write to us at gender-ing.ELT@uea.ac.uk. We very much look forward to hearing from colleagues all over the world interested in supporting the project as well as working together to address the gender gap as indicated in United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goal 5.
29 March 2021: Our website is now live! You can now learn about the latest developments in our project on Gender-ing ELT page.
20 January 2021: Excellent news! The research team in charge of “Gender-ing ELT: International perspectives, practices and policies” has just been informed about the successful outcome of its submission to the British Council’s Widening Participation Research Grants. The proposal has scored extremely high in all three evaluation criteria and was ranked #1 in the theme “Gender Equity and Equality in English Language Learning and Teaching”.