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Going outside: ideas for primary geography fieldwork at London/Leeds

May 23, 2017 at 9am to June 13, 2017 at 4pm
Aimed at primary geography teachers and geography subject leadersThis hands-on course uses the outdoor environment as the inspiration to develop your geography curriculum. The National Curriculum states that geography should inspire in pupils a curiosity and fascination about the world that remains with them for the rest of their lives; what better way to achieve this than by immersing pupils in real-world geography outside of the classroom? The course will provide numerous ideas for engaging…See More
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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 See More
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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/eb1303b907And then find out more here >>> http://bit.ly/2r5zJmySee More
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Stephen Patrick savage replied to Stephen Patrick savage's discussion Coastal Geography
"Hi Sharon This will be very useful, thank you. It will help me to provide ideas and activities for schools exploring this dynamic habitat - where currently I have just responded to specific geography request from schools. Also helping to tie our…"
Apr 28
Sharon Witt replied to Stephen Patrick savage's discussion Coastal Geography
"Hi Steve Here is the latest DfE National Curriculum for Key Stages 1 and 2  There are some great articles in Primary Geography on ideas to use the coast. There are a couple attached  Hope this helps best wishes Sharon    "
Apr 28
Sophie Anstis is now a member of Geography Champions
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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.

(Company Number 07139068 and Charity Number 1135148)

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MAIN NEWS and LINKS

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


 National Curriculum (England) 2014 Programmes of Study for Geography

 

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.

 

The Geographical Association is a partner in the government-funded Global Learning Programmes for England and Wales

Global Learning Special Autumn 2014 : a free download of a GA magazine special edition.  

 National Curriculum for England and Assessment information

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FSC Trainee Tutor Scheme vacancy

There is a vacancy at the Field Studies Council for a trainee tutor.

The Trainee Tutor scheme is designed to equip an individual with the skills and attributes explained in this pack, enabling further time to be devoted to building experience through the delivery of courses to an increasingly wide range of audiences.

Salary: National Minimum Wage

Fixed term posts to commence on Monday 30th October 2017 and end on 30th November 2018

This is…

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Posted by Harriet Brookes on August 3, 2017 at 16:01

Education Team Leader vacancy with FSC Scotland

Education Team Leader with FSC Scotland, predominantly based at Kindrogan Field Centre, Blairgowrie



This role primarily involves leading the education team to develop, plan and deliver ‘out-of-classroom learning’ activities to a wide ranging audience; engaging and enthusing students and assisting FSC achieve their goal of ‘Inspiring Environmental Understanding through first-hand experience’. 

Permanent



Salary - £27,914 - £31,854 per…

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Posted by Harriet Brookes on August 3, 2017 at 16:00

Critical thinking training

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. Plus there's even £3000 worth of funding up for grabs if you complete the course in Autumn

What are you waiting for?

Interested? Find out about the free training here >>> http://bit.ly/2bYqErZ

And more…

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Posted by Harriet Brookes on July 4, 2017 at 11:00

Fieldwork survey

The GA Fieldwork and Outdoor Learning Special Interest Group have created a survey to find out how best to help teachers plan, deliver and develop their fieldwork offer. Got a minute to help? …

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Posted by Harriet Brookes on June 20, 2017 at 10:06

Get involved with the GA Annual Conference 2018!

Want to be involved in the GA Annual Conference 2018 and share your ideas with other primary teachers? The deadline is looming so get your session proposal in now >>> http://bit.ly/2r9q0PG

Posted by Harriet Brookes on June 19, 2017 at 14:47

Here is an investigation about Biomes

Biomes%20investigation.pptx

I thought I'd posted this and others quite a while ago! I'm not great at IT though. I hope this and the others I will upload are helpful and any feedback is happily received.

Posted by Paul Spear on June 9, 2017 at 16:32

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

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Coastal Geography 2 Replies

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

Tags: sea, defences, education, flooding, geography

Started by Stephen Patrick savage. Last reply by Stephen Patrick savage Apr 28.

Link School required Bournemouth 4 Replies

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.

Changes to the Geography Curriculum 3 Replies

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.

Primary Geography resources focus group

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

Tags: resources, research, Primary

Started by alison bellwood Mar 14, 2013.

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