Geographical Association Network

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Kalee Knight is now a member of Geographical Association Network
4 hours ago
Laura Jones posted a blog post

Education Support Assistant at Dale Fort Field Centre

For more details on this fixed term, full time position at our lovely centre by the coast in Pembrokeshire please click on this link -…See More
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Profile IconJoy Patrick and Laura Jones joined Geographical Association Network
Wednesday
Laura Jones posted a blog post

Tutor Vacancies at Rhyd-y-creuau, Conwy.

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…See More
Jan 16
Harriet Brookes posted a blog post

CPD event from the GA: Developing essential geographical skills

Aimed at geography students, trainees, early career teachers and NQTsThis 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…See More
Jan 15
Harriet Brookes posted a blog post

CPD Event from the GA: A level revision conference

Aimed at A level students in schools and collegesThis 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…See More
Jan 12
Profile IconRoseanne McCabe and Sarah Stoppard joined Geographical Association Network
Jan 8
Harriet Brookes posted a blog post

CPD Event from the GA: Secondary geography: From good to outstanding

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…See More
Jan 8

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Events

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.

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AQA Resource Sharing 186 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 Adam Knight Jan 4.

New Edexcel GCSE 51 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 Dylan Nancholas-Scrievner Oct 28, 2017.

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.

Question 5 Hazards Assessment Material that I created

Test…Continue

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Started by Amanda McCallum in Sample Title Apr 27, 2017.

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, 2017.

Blog Posts

Education Support Assistant at Dale Fort Field Centre

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

Tutor Vacancies at Rhyd-y-creuau, Conwy.

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

CPD event from the GA: Developing essential geographical skills

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

CPD Event from the GA: A level revision conference

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:

  • key knowledge and understanding in coastal landscapes, water and carbon cycles, changing places, and global governance
  • ‘tricky concepts’ that students sometimes struggle with in examination answers
  • key strategies for revision
  • skills in developing extended writing using guidance from experienced examiners
  • how to tackle questions and meet the requirements of the new mark schemes.

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…

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Posted by Harriet Brookes on January 12, 2018 at 15:30

CPD Event from the GA: Secondary geography: From good to outstanding

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

Freelance Tutor vacancy with FSC Northern Ireland

The post-holder will develop, plan and deliver ‘out-of-classroom learning’ activities to a wide ranging audience; engaging and enthusing students and assisting FSC achieve its goal of ‘Bringing Environmental Understanding to All though 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.

Although the role will primarily involve working out of a classroom at Tollymore Field Studies Centre (http://www.field-studies-council.org/centres/northern-ireland/tollymore.aspx), the post holder will have to be flexible, and a willingness to teach at FSC Derrygonnelly and to deliver outreach training at other locations as and when required is also a prerequisite for success. This role would suit someone with a strong background and passion for teaching…

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Posted by Harriet Brookes on January 4, 2018 at 14:58

Freelance Tutor vacancy with FSC Northern Ireland

The post-holder will develop, plan and deliver ‘out-of-classroom learning’ activities to a wide ranging audience; engaging and enthusing students and assisting FSC achieve its goal of ‘Bringing Environmental Understanding to All though 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.

 

Although the role will primarily involve working out of a classroom at Tollymore Field Studies Centre (http://www.field-studies-council.org/centres/northern-ireland/tollymore.aspx), the post holder will have to be flexible, and a willingness to teach at FSC Derrygonnelly and to deliver outreach training at other locations as and when required is also a prerequisite for success.  This role would suit someone with a strong background and passion for…

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Posted by Harriet Brookes on December 19, 2017 at 9:38

Site Manager vacancy at FSC Slapton, Devon

Imagine a role that offers you both unique opportunities and challenges; where you are an important part of an empowered team who strive to create a truly memorable experience for every individual who visits our FSC Locations and where you have the chance to demonstrate your passion to deliver the highest standards of customer service and care. No matter what role you perform at the FSC, everyone can make a difference... if you want to join our successful Environmental Education Charity and you have what it takes to make a difference then we want to hear from you.

The Site Manager will be responsible for the management of buildings and land at Slapton Ley Field Centre, National Nature Reserve and Start Bay Centre. They will be responsible for sustainable management and ecological conservation as well as presentation, visitor access and health & safety.

This is essentially an active role and will require the job holder to be able to carry out duties associated with…

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Posted by Harriet Brookes on December 14, 2017 at 16:16

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