A network for geography teachers
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Interested in Primary Geography ? Join the thriving Primary Geography Champions Ning
The Ning now has WELL OVER 1400 members, and a thriving community feel for Primary practitioners...
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We now have over 3000 members! Thanks to all of you who have joined us, but please remember to keep contributing. Let us know what you are doing, and how the GA can further support your work.
This network was set up as a way of providing an additional level of support for Geography teachers and all those involved in the teaching and learning of Geography, wherever you may be in the world.
Download a USER GUIDE to help you get to grips with the Ning if you are new to all this. If you have any problems contact Becky Kitchen, Secondary Curriculum Leader at the GA (firstname.lastname@example.org). Also get in touch if you have suggestions for possible content or features, or questions.
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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
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
Next year’s Conference takes place at the University of Surrey, Guildford from Thursday 20 – Saturday 22 April. Register now to join over 750 delegates over at this international event: www.geography.org.uk/conference
Keep an eye on the Conference front page above or follow us on Twitter @The_GA #gaconf17 for all the latest updates.
Posted by Harriet Brookes on September 29, 2016 at 15:00
The GA Rex Walford Geography Student Teacher Award recognises inspirational and innovative geography teaching (at primary or secondary level). If you somebody like this, nominate them for an award. Deadline is 31st October.
Find out more at:http://www.geography.org.uk/getin…/committeessigs/gaawards/…
Posted by Harriet Brookes on September 28, 2016 at 10:00
We’re working with the SSAT to provide training in critical thinking and problem solving for teachers of geography and history. As part of the British Council’s Connecting Classrooms programme this FREE 'Teaching the core skills' training package gives primary and secondary teachers the knowledge and approaches they need to effectively integrate the teaching of core skills in their classrooms.
For more information and online booking visit: http://www.geography.org.uk/projects/critical-thinking-in-geography/free-training-package-in-critical-thinking/
Posted by Harriet Brookes on September 27, 2016 at 9:00
We’re working with the Association for Citizenship Teaching to provide training in critical thinking and problem solving for citizenship teachers. As part of the British Council’s Connecting Classrooms programme this FREE 'Teaching the core skills' training package gives primary and secondary teachers the knowledge and approaches they need to effectively integrate the teaching of core skills in their classrooms.
For more information and online booking visit: http://www.geography.org.uk/cpdevents/courses/free-training-package-in-critical-thinking-for-citizenship-teachers/
Posted by Harriet Brookes on September 26, 2016 at 15:00
Free lecture at Royal Holloway University titled ‘Climate change from the past to the future’ by Dr Simon Blockley on 3 October 2016.
Get more information and to book free tickets, please visit:
Posted by Harriet Brookes on September 22, 2016 at 9:43
Top Spec Geography: Changing Places
Your guide to teaching place at A level. This book looks at how the meanings and representations that are attached to places help to shape human actions and behaviours. The theme 'changing place, changing places' is required content for all A level geography specifications.
Available now at: http://geography.org.uk/shop/shop_detail.asp?ID=816
Using locations in Russia, India and Ethiopia, this unit will develop understanding of meteorological processes, the impacts of weather and climate, interpret weather charts and use GIS.
Available now at:…Continue
Posted by Harriet Brookes on September 21, 2016 at 15:00
Browse our A level and GCSE web pages for support and guidance, information about how the qualifications have changed and how to choose your specification. We have created new pages for each of the core themes for A level and linked to relevant teaching resources on our website, including our videocasts.
For GCSE support visit: http://geography.org.uk/news/gcsereform/
For A level support visit: http://geography.org.uk/news/alevelreform/
Posted by Harriet Brookes on September 20, 2016 at 22:30
The GA offers support for regions through a network of around 40 branches across the UK. Check the GA website for details.
If you would like publicity for your network or event on this page, contact Lucy Oxley at the GA on 0114 2960088.