Geographical Association Network

A network for geography teachers

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christine o'connor replied to Paul Stephenson's discussion AQA Resource Sharing
"Hi there, please could you add me. co'connor-2@lns.org.uk"
18 hours ago
Shaun O'Callaghan is now a member of Geographical Association Network
19 hours ago
Nikki Batch is now a member of Geographical Association Network
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GA Independent Schools Special Interest Group Conferences

The GA Independent Schools Special Interest Group is organising two conferences that include talks from experts on the new A level and GCSE specifications. The afternoon sessions will feature forums involving exam boards.Location and priceRepton…See More
Tuesday
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Tuesday
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New GCSE Geography essentials at London

July 4, 2017 all day
This course explores those aspects of the new GCSE specifications which teachers have told us they are finding difficult to teach. Covering core aspects common to all specifications it considers innovative teaching ideas and the importance of…See More
May 19
Profile IconSharon Kent, Moboluwaji Raphael Ojo, Clare Eustace and 2 more joined Geographical Association Network
May 19
Caroline McNiece joined Rob Morris's group
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Independent Schools Working Group

We have a distinct membership drawn from geography teachers in public and preparatory schools. In addition to representing their interests within the GA, we organise in-service training opportunities and produce an annual newsletter
May 18

GA Merchandise

A range of GA branded merchandise is available from our CafePress GA Merchandise Store.

T-shirts, mugs, coasters, bags and much more! Products feature the GA logo or 'Geography is my World' design. 

The GA accepts no responsibility for product quality nor for any loss or damage in transit.

PRIMARY GEOGRAPHY CHAMPIONS NETWORK

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...
Check it out and join today.

 

WELCOME TO THE GA NING!

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.

(Company Number 07139068 and Charity Number 1135148)

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AQA Resource Sharing 137 Replies

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

Tags: Dropbox, Geography, AQA

Started by Paul Stephenson in Sample Title. Last reply by christine o'connor 18 hours ago.

New Edexcel GCSE 36 Replies

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 George Budd in Sample Title. Last reply by kayleigh stoyle May 12.

New GCSE AQA 13 Replies

We will be following Aqa next year- first year with Aqa. We are looking for schools who would be able to collaborate and share resources for the course

Started by Gayle in Sample Title. Last reply by Dylan Nancholas-Scrievner Mar 18.

Full time permanent teaching vacancy in Altrincham, Greater Manchester

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.

New WJEC AS spec. 3 Replies

I was wondering if anyone has got to grips with the new spec. I would be interested in sharing lesson ideas / resources, especially for the human elements.

Started by Sharon Davies in Sample Title. Last reply by Piers Miller Dec 12, 2016.

AQA - A-level New Spec 6 Replies

Hi All,Just researching the new changes to A-level spec for AQA - has anybody started looking at a SOW or overall plan of action with the new spec.ThanksMattContinue

Started by Matthew Lowe in Sample Title. Last reply by Elizabeth Wilson Nov 16, 2016.

Frederick Soddy Trust

See Early Years and Primary Group for details - as awards are for secondary too. £250 - 850  Apply by Jan 18 2017Continue

Tags: funds., Fieldwork

Started by Rachel Bowles in Uncategorized Nov 3, 2016.

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GA Independent Schools Special Interest Group Conferences

The GA Independent Schools Special Interest Group is organising two conferences that include talks from experts on the new A level and GCSE specifications. The afternoon sessions will feature forums involving exam boards.

Location and price

Repton School, Derby - Monday 26 June 2017
Charterhouse School, Godalming - Wednesday 28 June 2017

£65.00 GA Members / £95.00 Non-members

Refreshments and lunch are included in the price. Maintained schools and academies are invited to join the conference.

Find out more and book at >>> http://geography.org.uk/getinvolved/committeessigs/independentschoolssig/

Posted by Harriet Brookes on May 23, 2017 at 15:16

Fieldwork survey

Have you got a minute to help out our Fieldwork and Outdoor Learning Special Interest Group with their survey? It would really be appreciated!

bit.ly/fieldworksurvey 

Posted by Harriet Brookes on May 17, 2017 at 16:23

Thinking about connecting classrooms?

Thought about taking part in Connecting Classrooms with British Council or just want to find out more?

Hear about the difference Charlotte has already seen here >>> https://vimeo.com/205582477/eb1303b907

And then find out more here >>> http://bit.ly/2r5zJmy

Posted by Harriet Brookes on May 11, 2017 at 15:38

Why should you take part in the Connecting Classrooms programme?

Why should you take part in Connecting Classrooms with the us and British Council? Find out here https://vimeo.com/205582064/42f505467b

Get your school involved now http://bit.ly/2mMlYYu

Posted by Harriet Brookes on March 16, 2017 at 10:52

FREE training in critical thinking now available

We’re working with the SSAT to provide training in critical thinking and problem solving for geography teachers. This is a FREE course and 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 March 10, 2017 at 12:30

Impacts of the AS/A-Level Reforms – Cambridge Assessment Research Study

Are you a Head of Department at a school or college offering AS or A levels?

Researchers at Cambridge Assessment are undertaking a research study to understand how the current reforms to AS and A levels are affecting schools and colleges.

If you are a HoD, then take part in their survey to share your views. It will take approximately 15 minutes and you’ll be entered into a prize draw for a chance to win a £100 Amazon Voucher.

https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/NBSC8RJ

Cambridge Assessment is a not-for-profit non-teaching department of the University of Cambridge, and the parent organisation of OCR, Cambridge International and Cambridge English.

Posted by Harriet Brookes on March 3, 2017 at 10:09

The NEW Handbook of Secondary Geography is now available to order!

The NEW Handbook of Secondary Geography is now available to order!

This handbook provides a rich source of advice and reference on all aspects of geography teaching in secondary schools in the UK. It has been written for Heads of Department leading the subject in their school and for all teachers of geography from those beginning their career to those with more experience. It also speaks to a wider audience, particularly those active and interested in geography education. 

Order yours now: http://bit.ly/2l34y81

Posted by Harriet Brookes on February 21, 2017 at 14:38

Free critical thinking training now available

We’re working with the SSAT to provide training in critical thinking and problem solving for geography teachers. This is a FREE course and 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 February 10, 2017 at 13:30

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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.

 
 
 

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Very best wishes to all those who started their teaching experiences this year in 2016 / 2017.

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