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The Geographical Association is the leading subject association for all teachers of geography. Our charitable mission is to further geographical knowledge and understanding through education. Our journals, publications, professional events, website and local and online networks support teachers and share their ideas and practice. The GA represents the views of geography teachers and plays a leading role in public debate relating to geography and education.
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Hi,I have just set up a Dropbox to share resources for the NEW AQA Geography spec. If anyone wants to join/contribute then let us know and I will add you.PaulContinue
HelloI have set up a OneDrive folder with about 10GB of shared resources in for the new Edexcel GCSE course.I am teaching the Human paper, so that's what's there now.I would welcome any additions…Continue
We are seeking to appoint an experienced or newly qualified geography teacher to join our geography department. Geography is a very popular subject at GCSE and A level and you will join our team of…Continue
Started by Jenny Fuller in Sample Title Mar 7.
This course will give delegates the opportunity to hear the HMI for Geography draw on findings from Ofsted’s recent curriculum review. Delegates will consider how to embed quality geography within their own schools by exploring the questions:
The afternoon sessions will provide practical teaching strategies from recent Geography Quality Mark schools and guide teachers in developing their own high quality geography curriculum.
This course will run on the following date at this location:
For more information, and to book a place online, please click on the link below:…Continue
Posted by Isabel Richardson on October 18, 2018 at 9:00
This course will explore how geography subject leaders can maximise the impact that they have on colleagues and students whilst leading their department through a time of rapid change. You will reflect upon what you are trying to achieve, critically assess the methods you employ and plan solutions to the issues you face in your schools.
This course will run on the following dates at these locations:
For more information, and to book a place online, please click on the link below:
Posted by Isabel Richardson on October 15, 2018 at 9:00
This one-day event will enable teachers to gain feedback on the first cycle assessment of the Independent Investigation (or Non-Examined Assessment – NEA), a requirement common to all four English Geography A level specifications, as well as those in Wales. This event will enable teachers to:
Posted by Isabel Richardson on October 9, 2018 at 9:00
This one-day event will enable Geography A level students to learn skills in writing up their Individual Investigation (also known as the NEA). Experienced examiners will offer sessions which will help students to think through how to focus on all the skills required to produce a first-class piece of work, drawing on evidence from the first assessment of the NEA in June 2018.
A combination of lecture and activities will enable students to focus upon wriiting:
This event will be held on the following dates at these locations:
Posted by Isabel Richardson on October 4, 2018 at 9:00
A NEW CPD programme for primary and secondary teachers of geography and science, funded by the DfE Teaching and Leadership Innovation Fund (TLIF).
This FREE programme provides CPD for primary and secondary teachers of geography and science, to strengthen teachers’ subject knowledge and build confidence and capability in curriculum planning and teaching.
Further information can be found on the GA website and by downloading a summary of the programme that includes…
Posted by Isabel Richardson on October 1, 2018 at 9:30
Did you know that there are up to 40 volcanoes in the Garrotxa Volcanic Park in North East Spain?
Last active only 11,000 years ago and easily visited and studied on one of our Tectonic Hazards field study courses.
Students get to see inside a volcano to study different types of deposits from volcanic eruptions, map hazard and vulnerability to produce a risk map, discuss resilience and climb to the crater of one of the volcanoes. All of this under the beautiful Spanish sunshine.
Have a look at our website for more details and maybe join us in October half term on our teachers inspection trip?
Posted by Geofieldwork Ltd on September 17, 2018 at 14:02
We are running a 3 night teachers inspection trip to the Costa Brava at October half term.
FREE half board accommodation and 2 days of field studies including coasts, tectonic hazards, place studies and rivers.
This trip is hosted by SunSports Tours and Tournaments in a 3 star hotel in the resort of Platja D'Aro, close to Girona and Barcelona airports.
Please have a look at our website and get in touch for more details and to book a place.Continue
Posted by Geofieldwork Ltd on September 16, 2018 at 21:26
For details and to apply please click here - https://www.field-studies-council.org/media/4825956/sco-mil-technician-education-support-officer-final-sept-18.pdf
Posted by Laura Jones on September 11, 2018 at 15:02
The GA offers support for regions through a network of around 40 branches across the UK. Check the GA website for details.
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