Geographical Association Network

A network for geography teachers

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Charles Wilsdon replied to George Budd's discussion New Edexcel GCSE
"Hi George, I'd be happy to share mine on here too Thanks charliewilsdon@hotmail.co.uk "
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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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New Edexcel GCSE 55 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 Charles Wilsdon Jan 2.

AQA Resource Sharing 199 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 kent Dec 2, 2018.

Contacting Simon Ross

HelloI'm trying to contact Simon Ross, author of a number of AQA text books and former Head of Geography at Queen's College, Taunton.Can anyone put me in touch with him, or pass my details to…Continue

Started by Christine Stroyan in Sample Title May 17, 2018.

Wanted: Teacher of Geography Pickering North Yorkshire

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, 2018.

New GCSE AQA 14 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 Emma kessell Aug 31, 2017.

New AQA A Level

Anyone fancy sharing some resources for the new AQA A level? Particularly Resource Security?Thanks,Natalien_innes@hotmail.co.ukContinue

Started by Natalie Innes in Sample Title Aug 18, 2017.

AQA exam questions

Anyone know of any where to find exam questions for the new AQA spec (or ones written along the same lines) - there doesn't seem to be much on anythigContinue

Started by Sally Trusselle in Sample Title Jul 17, 2017.

Grade descriptors

Hi. Does anyone have any detailed level descriptors for the new AQA gcse - we are wanting to report in sub grades (so +,-, =) so need to split the the descriptors from the board so we can use from…Continue

Started by Sally Trusselle in Sample Title Jun 26, 2017.

Blog Posts

Tutor with FSC Margam, Port Talbot

Posted by Laura Jones on January 3, 2019 at 14:41

Biolinks Project Assistant with FSC Head Office, Preston Montford, Nr Shrewsbury

We have a fixed term opportunity for the right candidate. For further details and to apply please click here - https://www.field-studies-council.org/media/5187475/ho-biolinks-project-assistant-vp-jan-2019.pdf

Posted by Laura Jones on January 3, 2019 at 10:51

GA CPD Course: A level subject update: global systems and glaciated landscapes

This course, led by Katie Willis (Professor of human geography, Royal Holloway University) and Richard Waller (Senior lecturer in physical geography, Keele University) will provide a subject update for teachers of A level or IB geography.  The morning session will focus on global systems and global governance.  It will outline global governance as a concept, give an overview of mechanisms relating to migration and development and provide up-to-date case studies that can be used with students in the classroom.  Glaciated landscapes will be the focus of the afternoon session.  This will discuss glacial formation, processes and diversity before focusing on the relevance of these landscapes to society and opportunities for fieldwork.

This course will run on the following date at this location:

  • London:
    • Wednesday 6 February 2019

For more information, and to book a place online, please…

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Posted by Isabel Richardson on December 26, 2018 at 9:00

GA CPD Course: Revising and reviewing for geography at GCSE and A level

How can we support our GCSE and A level geography students in reviewing and revising content and skills both throughout and at the end of their courses?  This course will consider evidenced based ideas related to learning and memory and how these can be applied in geography lessons.  Delegates will have the opportunity to share ideas and consider how ideas can be used in their own contexts.  This course will build upon ideas from the GA GCSE Geography Revision Toolkit.

This course will run on the following date at this location:

  • London:
    • Monday 4 February 2019

For more information, and to book a place online, please click on the link below:…

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Posted by Isabel Richardson on December 24, 2018 at 9:00

Upcoming CPD courses from the GA in the new year!

Revising and reviewing for geography at GCSE and A level

This course is aimed at teachers of GCSE and A level geography

How can we support our GCSE and A level geography students in reviewing and revising content and skills both throughout and at the end of their courses?  This course will consider evidenced based ideas related to learning and memory and how these can be applied in geography lessons.  Delegates will have the opportunity to share ideas and consider how ideas can be used in their own contexts. This course will build upon ideas from the GA GCSE Geography Revision Toolkit.

Aims

  • Explore evidenced based ideas related to learning and memory
  • Apply ideas to GCSE and A level geography…
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Posted by Isabel Richardson on December 20, 2018 at 15:30

Project Manager wanted @FSC Orielton

Posted by Laura Jones on December 12, 2018 at 15:26

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