Who are the Brazilian English teachers?

On average, an English teacher teaches 303 students; within the ethnic/racial and gender perspective, black teachers represent 24.56% of the total, white 32.96% and indigenous, 0.3%

English language and ethnic-racial equity: why are we still so far away?

As a result of structural racism, representative education has not yet reached all Brazilian classrooms. The Observatory for the English Language Teaching platform seeks to support school managers in this issue from specific content

Workshop for teachers: Pedagogical practices on race and gender in English teaching

The workshop “Pedagogical practices in race and gender in English Teaching” aims to encourage teachers to interact and reflect on inclusive practices in the classroom. There will be two groups, on September 2nd and 9th, from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. The activities will be performed live, and taught by Carolina Azevedo, a teacher at […]

Intercultural language teaching in indigenous higher education

This paper presents an overview of the complementary studies of the Intercultural Education course, taken place at the Federal University of Goiás, concerning to the teaching and learning of language in higher education for Brazilian indigenous teachers. This process develops in a intercultural bi / tri / multilingual environment in which several languages and cultures coexist in the same space-time. From the reflection on the sociolinguistic situation and on the intercultural exchange of [...]

English teaching in an intercultural indigenous bi/tri/multilingual context

This paper aims to present a teaching and language dialogue in the process of teaching and learning English in an intercultural bilingual educational context, in multilingual classrooms, at an Intercultural higher education course for indigenous teachers. For this process, within which several languages coexist in the classroom space, it was necessary to develop a bi/tri/multilingual […]

Gender diversity in English teaching

Including topics related to the LGBTQIAP+ world in classes is a way to promote respect for each person's sexual orientation and gender identity

Observatory promotes webinar ‘Race, Gender and English Teaching in Brazil’ on June 10th

The Observatory for English Language Teaching promotes, on June 10th, at 5 pm, the webinar “Race, Gender and the Teaching of English in Brazil: for a more inclusive teacher education”. At the online event, which will be in Portuguese, we will present how issues of race and gender manifest themselves in English language teaching. It […]