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"Don't forget: the Birmingham Primary Geography Network meets this Thursday, 30th March 2017 at 4.15pm, Erdington Hall Primary School - FREE as always!"
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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

Why should you take part in the Connecting Classrooms programme?

Why should you take part in Connecting Classrooms with the us and British Council? Find out here https://vimeo.com/205582064/42f505467b

Get your school involved now http://bit.ly/2mMlYYu

Posted by Harriet Brookes on March 16, 2017 at 11:52

FREE critical thinking training available

We’re working with the SSAT to provide training in critical thinking and problem solving for geography teachers. This is a FREE course and gives primary and secondary teachers the knowledge and approaches they need to effectively integrate the teaching of core skills in their classrooms.

For more information and online booking visit: …

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Posted by Harriet Brookes on March 3, 2017 at 16:30

Free critical thinking training for geography teachers now available

We’re working with the SSAT to provide training in critical thinking and problem solving for geography teachers. This is a FREE course and gives primary and secondary teachers the knowledge and approaches they need to effectively integrate the teaching of core skills in their classrooms.

For more information and online booking visit: …

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Posted by Harriet Brookes on February 2, 2017 at 14:30

Voting for the GA Journal Awards is now open!

Have your say in the GA journal awards! If you're a member of the GA, we want to hear which journal articles you've enjoyed the most this year.

There are some really great nominations this year. Vote for your favourite article at http://geography.org.uk/journals/awards/

Posted by Harriet Brookes on December 20, 2016 at 11:27

FREE critical thinking training

We’re working with the SSAT to provide training in critical thinking and problem solving for geography teachers. This is a FREE course and gives primary and secondary teachers the knowledge and approaches they need to effectively integrate the teaching of core skills in their classrooms.

For more information and online booking visit: …

Continue

Posted by Harriet Brookes on December 12, 2016 at 14:00

Resources from the Global Learning Programme now available

Engage pupils with world issues with this free resource on education for all from the Global Learning Programme

This free resource includes activities targeted at KS2 and KS3 and will help you develop pupils' knowledge and understanding of developing countries and global themes.…

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Posted by Harriet Brookes on November 30, 2016 at 16:39

FREE training in critical thinking

We’re working with the SSAT to provide training in critical thinking and problem solving for geography teachers. This is a FREE course and gives primary and secondary teachers the knowledge and approaches they need to effectively integrate the teaching of core skills in their classrooms.

For more information and online booking visit: …

Continue

Posted by Harriet Brookes on November 11, 2016 at 14:00

Frederick Soddy Trust awards

www.geography.org.uk/resources/fieldwork/fieldworkfunding/ 

Fund your fieldwork through the Frederick Soddy Trust which supports all kinds of geographical fieldwork. There is considerable support between £250 and £850. How to apply can be found at www.geography.org.uk/resources/fieldwork/fieldworkfunding/

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Posted by Rachel Bowles on November 3, 2016 at 13:45

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Coastal Geography

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 Mar 1.

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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