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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.
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.
Bullying is a major issue in schools. Many institutions now are establishing programs that aid in the identification of bullying, discerning the outcomes and establishing approaches for the students to employ when dealing with bullying incidences. Studies show that majority of bullying takes place in the playground, hallways, school cafeteria or washrooms where there is no or less supervision. Teachers and guardians can join hand in monitoring other forms of bullying like cyber bullying which can be very hard to detect. Although both males and females are involved in bullying, boys tend to be involved more in physical bullying. Girls, on the other hand, are involved in non-physical bullying mostly in the form of verbal abuse or social seclusion. It is known that most bullies lack skills to important when interacting with others, so they tend to exploit others and treat them disrespectfully so as to improve their status among their peers and become popular. This paper shall discuss…Continue
Posted by Karen Welsh on November 21, 2017 at 16:17
There is an away-day on the role of (tropical) peatlands in water and carbon cycles - relevant to the new A-level curricula.
Come to the University of Leicester and listen to peatland experts give talks about this topic, ask them any questions they have and join us for an informal lunch to have discussions. There is no charge to attend this event, but lunch will unfortunately not be provided.
For more details contact Sara Thornton on firstname.lastname@example.org.
Posted by Harriet Brookes on November 10, 2017 at 11:37
This course focuses on preparing students for the fieldwork component of the new GCSE specifications. Relevant to all specifications, it will suggest practical strategies for writing-up, revising and assessing fieldwork.
Manchester – Tuesday 6 February 2018
London - Tuesday 20 February 2018
More information and booking available at: http://www.geography.org.uk/cpdevents/gacpdcourses/preparingforgcsefieldworkexams/
Posted by Harriet Brookes on November 8, 2017 at 16:30
The Field Studies Council have a vacancy for a Senior Tutor at FSC Castle Head Field Centre, Cumbria.
The Senior Tutor will develop, plan and deliver ‘out-of-classroom learning’ activities to a wide ranging audience; engaging and enthusing students to assist FSC achieve their goal of ‘Inspiring Environmental Understanding through first-hand experience’. The post holder will be expected to lead groups of all abilities in the natural environment with the ability to provide an appropriate standard of care for our learners, and also make a wide-ranging contribution to the work of this busy learning location.
This is essentially an active role and will require the post-holder to be able to carry out duties associated with effectively managing groups in outdoor learning locations, which may be remote, whilst ensuring the health and safety of the group at all times, including carrying safety sacks.
To find out more about how to apply visit: …Continue
Posted by Harriet Brookes on November 2, 2017 at 12:02
The Field Studies Council have a vacancy for a Senior Tutor at their centre in Rhyd-y-creuau, Conwy, Wales. Interested? Find out more >>> http://www.field-studies-council.org/media/3931678/ryc-senior-tutor-tl-vp-oct-2017-r1.pdf
Posted by Harriet Brookes on November 1, 2017 at 11:00
The Field Studies Council are looking for a Site Manager at FSC Slapton, Devon. Interested? Find out more >>> http://www.field-studies-council.org/media/3931674/sl-site-manager-vp-oct-2017-1.pdf
Posted by Harriet Brookes on October 30, 2017 at 13:28
The Field Studies Council (FSC) is looking for potential new Trustees to support the work of the FSC. The work is unpaid, but immensely rewarding in terms of impact on educational and wider attainment. The time commitment is in the region of 5-10 days per year depending on involvement in sub-committees and Centre(s).
Role of the Trustee
The role of Trustee of the FSC is exciting, varied and extremely rewarding. Key areas of responsibility are:
• Work with colleagues and staff to promote the vision and enhance the profile of the FSC;
• Provide and pursue strategic direction, encouraging new partnerships, ways of working and supporter engagement, which secures buy-in from government, agencies, Local Authorities, and grant awarding bodies;
• Exercise expert judgement and scrutiny for the organisation, contributing fully to Board Meetings and sub-committees to ensure excellent governance;
• Support the Chief Executive and Senior Leadership Team;
Posted by Harriet Brookes on October 24, 2017 at 13:03
World Food Day 2017 is on 16 October. This year its theme is: changing the future of migration by investing in food security and rural migration.
Food security – the availability and accessibility of food – is an issue that affects everyone. World Food Day is part of the campaign for the world to reach Global Goal (Sustainable Development Goal) 2, Zero Hunger, by 2030.
Posted by Harriet Brookes on October 10, 2017 at 14:56
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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