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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
Started by Amanda McCallum in Sample Title Apr 27, 2017.
Please can I draw your attention to a vacancy for a full time Geography teacher at Altrincham Girls’ Grammar School in Trafford, Greater Manchester?The school is an Ofsted rated “Outstanding” girls’…Continue
Started by mikelo in Sample Title Mar 4, 2017.
We are pleased to announce Dan Raven Ellison will be giving the public lecture at the GA Annual Conference on Guerrilla Geography: 125 ways to be a geography activist >>> https://www.geography.org.uk/GA-Annual-Conference-and-Exhibition/Programme
Posted by Harriet Brookes on February 20, 2018 at 17:00
We are currently looking for Seasonal Tutors to join our Education team at FSC Rhyd-y-creuau, Betws-y-coed, in Snowdonia. These are permanent seasonal positions; the current season runs from the start of April 2018 to the end of September 2018. To find out more, please follow the link: http://www.field-studies-council.org/media/4071659/ryc-seasonal-tutors-february-2018.pdf
Posted by Laura Jones on February 15, 2018 at 11:16
Aimed at Year 12 A level geography students in schools and colleges
This one-day event will enable geography A level students to launch their independent investigation (also known as the NEA). Experienced examiners will offer sessions to help students think through how to select, approach, and complete their own independent study. The combination of lecture and workshop activities will enable students to:
Because the NEA is a common requirement for all A level geography courses, this conference will suit any student who is studying any of the 2016 specifications.
London - Thursday 3 May 2018
More information and booking available at:…Continue
Posted by Harriet Brookes on February 4, 2018 at 15:30
For more details on this fixed term, full time position at our lovely centre by the coast in Pembrokeshire please click on this link - http://www.field-studies-council.org/media/4035980/pembs-esa-vp-jan-2018.pdf
Posted by Laura Jones on January 19, 2018 at 20:02
We have a number of exciting Tutor vacancies at FSC Rhyd-y-creuau, Betws-y-coed, Near Snowdonia, North Wales. For more details and to apply visit our vacancies page at http://www.field-studies-council.org/vacancies.aspx
Posted by Laura Jones on January 16, 2018 at 9:59
Aimed at geography students, trainees, early career teachers and NQTs
This one-day conference will support you in developing both your own and your students’ geographical skills. In a world of fake news, the keynote address (by Gapminder) and Workshop 1 will support a fact-based worldview which will encourage students to think critically about global trends and sustainable development. Workshop 2 focuses on developing your own skills by providing practical tips and advice from a recently qualified teacher, while Workshop 3 will provide support to enable the development of students’ spatial, graphical and statistical skills. The day will conclude by reflecting on and identifying the next steps in your professional learning.
London - Saturday 10 March 2018
More information and booking available at: http://geography.org.uk/cpdevents/gacpdcourses/developingskills/
Posted by Harriet Brookes on January 15, 2018 at 15:00
Aimed at A level students in schools and colleges
This one-day event will enable A level students to kick-start their revision, offering sessions for all four core subject areas of the new A levels. The themes are common to all four English geography A level specifications, as well as WJEC (Wales). It will enable students to learn:
Because the core subject areas are a common requirement for all the A levels, this conference will suit students who are studying any of the 2016 specifications.
Manchester - Wednesday 21 March 2018…
Posted by Harriet Brookes on January 12, 2018 at 15:30
This course will consider the Ofsted criteria for outstanding geography and provide support to meet the requirements of the National Curriculum and 2016 GCSEs. You will reflect upon what you are currently trying to achieve for your students and critically assess the methods you employ. The course will review approaches to student progress, assessment without levels and enquiry learning at key stages 3 and 4. You will consider how to structure, plan and teach outstanding sequences of lessons, benchmark your current provision and decide what you need to do to move forward.
Birmingham - Wednesday 21 March 2018
London - Tuesday 3 July 2018
More information and booking available at: http://www.geography.org.uk/cpdevents/gacpdcourses/secondarygeography/
Posted by Harriet Brookes on January 8, 2018 at 14:30
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.