Primary Geography Champions Network
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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The revamped and comprehensive Geographical Association (GA) website is now live. Lots for non - members and members alike and useful updates from the GA: the Trusted Voice for Geography.
GA Curriculum and Assessment guidance and documents for Geography complete and online
DfE Consultation on Assessment closed on December 18th 2014
Support and resources from the work of the DfE convened Geography Expert Subject Advisory Group (GESAG) This is an online resource to support teachers, tutors and student teachers in preparing for the new curriculum. The materials are NOT to be used for commercial purposes.
Global Learning Special Autumn 2014 : a free download of a GA magazine special edition.
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, …
Posted by Harriet Brookes on October 10, 2017 at 14:56
Posted by Maisie Currams on October 10, 2017 at 12:18
Urban environments, including our local area, offer diverse, dynamic settings packed full of 'living geography' and stimulating contexts for purposeful geographical enquiry, no matter what the weather or season. This practical course will explore the use of urban areas for primary geography fieldwork, update your geography know-how and demonstrate how to meet the fieldwork requirements in the geography National Curriculum.
Nottingham - Thursday 30 November 2017
Leeds - Friday 2…
Posted by Harriet Brookes on October 4, 2017 at 14:00
The RTPI World Town Planning Day 2017 Schools Competition offers pupils aged 7 – 18 a chance to win up to £50 worth of Amazon vouchers, free membership of the RTPI as well as a prize for their school!
Posted by Harriet Brookes on October 3, 2017 at 11:30
We're working with British Council to provide free training in critical thinking. Its completely free and we can come and run the course for you and your colleagues in your school. What are you waiting for?!
Interested? Find out about the free training here >>> …Continue
Posted by Harriet Brookes on September 21, 2017 at 14:00
This interactive course supports ways of developing pupils’ global awareness and understanding within the primary geography curriculum. It examines the challenges posed by global learning, and looks in-depth at some practical thematic and place-based examples linked to the 2014 National Curriculum which will lead to outstanding geography teaching.
London - Tuesday 28 November 2017
More information and booking available at:…Continue
Posted by Harriet Brookes on September 10, 2017 at 15:30
Join us to develop your understanding of geography's core skills and knowledge. This course will help you to lead primary geography successfully and raise the standard of teaching and learning of the subject in your school. You will explore how to stimulate geographical learning that is relevant, progressive and engaging. The session will also examine the geographical connections to other subject areas and whole-school dimensions such as global learning, sustainability, values and learning…Continue
Posted by Harriet Brookes on September 8, 2017 at 15:00
HiI am education coordinator on the Shoreham Beach Local Nature Reserve and I am currently updating our education programme. Last year I added new topics to support the changes in the primary science…Continue
Started by Stephen Patrick savage. Last reply by Stephen Patrick savage Apr 28.
Hi all...Lots to ask about!First let me tell you a little about myself: I'm a primary teacher at a school in Bournemouth, Dorset, I'm also the Geography Coordinator.I was just wondering if there was…Continue
Started by Kevin. Last reply by Kevin May 14, 2014.
Hi Everyone.With the changes to the curriculum, are the schemes of work still relevant, or are you replacing them with topic based schemes?Are you now writing your own schemes of work, or adapting…Continue
Started by Reginald Alexander Watkins. Last reply by Dr Paula Owens Oct 14, 2013.
Hi, We are running some London based focus groups for primary teachers on improving resources for Geography and world learning. Anyone interested in attending (we will pay you for your time) please…Continue
Started by alison bellwood Mar 14, 2013.
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