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Kavita is now a member of Geography Champions
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Gabriella Power is now a member of Geography Champions
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Harriet Brookes posted a blog post

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 AutumnWhat are you waiting for?Interested? Find out about the free training here >>> http://bit.ly/2bYqErZAnd more about the programme in general…See More
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Claire westlake is now a member of Geography Champions
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Jordan Boone is now a member of Geography Champions
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Harriet Brookes posted blog posts
Jun 20
Susan Pike commented on Alan Parkinson's group South London Network (Jenny Kriesler was Webb)
"Seminar: Teaching as a research engaged profession? @IOE_London 3.7 http://tinyurl.com/y7ww6kjb ; #edchat #teachereducation"
Jun 16
Susan Pike joined Alan Parkinson's group
Jun 16
Amanda Tew is now a member of Geography Champions
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Jun 12
Paul Spear posted a blog post

Here is an investigation about Biomes

Biomes%20investigation.pptxI 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.See More
Jun 9
Julie Brownbill is now a member of Geography Champions
Jun 8
Evanza Craigton updated their profile
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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

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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

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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

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

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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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