Yeraldine Aldana Gutiérrez

English teachers’ experiences in peace construction: turning their “little voices” up

Peace Construction (PC) in English Language Teaching (ELT): a “possible impossibility”?

This research proposal addresses PC in ELT from teachers’ experiences silenced in some contexts within Colombia. Even when human realities are multifaceted and complex, there is a modern tendency in educational scenarios to approach realities through compartmentalized knowledge within separated disciplines. This suggests a modern worldview in which English teachers are perceived as instructors, and expected to constrain their discipline scope. This proposal intersects PC and ELT as complementary practices and areas in humans’ complex lives (Maldonado, 2009). Far from constituting an instrumental interest, as Muñoz (2016) also suggests, PC in ELT constitute a...

Fecha de sustentación de proyecto de tesis: Martes, Marzo 23, 2021