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Based in Exeter and willing to support any colleagues who can find me!! - either on NING, email or at our training/discussion sessions.
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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)

PRIMARY GEOGRAPHY CHAMPIONS

CHECK OUT YOUR LOCAL CHAMP!
Have a look at the map and zoom in to see who your nearest Champion is? As well as joining their 'group page' for discussions you may want to attend one of their forthcoming face to face sessions for high quality, free CPD (plus certificate, cake, biscuits, tea, coffee ...). Or, you may want to suggest an event in your local area that meets your needs. So get networking!

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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

Blog Posts

Connecting classrooms 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. What are you waiting for?!

Interested? Find out about the free training here >>> …

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Posted by Harriet Brookes on September 21, 2017 at 14:00

Online networking survey

We would like to know more about how you use online teacher networks to help inform our provision for teachers and schools - please fill out our survey, it only takes 5 minutes

https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/HN9XCFY

Posted by Harriet Brookes on September 12, 2017 at 15:30

CPD Event from the GA: Global Geography at Key Stage 2

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:…

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Posted by Harriet Brookes on September 10, 2017 at 15:30

CPD Event from the GA: Leading primary geography

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…

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Posted by Harriet Brookes on September 8, 2017 at 15:00

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

Forum

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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