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Schools and Higher Education

The Society is engaged in a broad range of activities to support students and their teachers and lecturers in schools and higher education. Here, you will find links to key information about the Society's core work in schools and education, to provide easier access for the Higher Education community.

Geography in the UK

Geography in the UK

Access key statistics (PDF) and report findings showing how the subject is becoming more popular in schools, valued by employers and influential in academia and beyond.

Schools policy

Schools policy

View the Society's responses to consultations about the teaching of primary and secondary geography in schools in the UK.

Geography Ambassadors scheme

Geography Ambassadors

The Geography Ambassadors scheme sends geography undergraduates or recent graduates into schools, aiming to inspire more students to study geography from GCSE onwards.

Schools curriculum

Schools curriculum

Access the examination specifications for geography for GCSE and A Level students, and get news about the latest changes.

Teaching resources

Teaching resources

A wide range of teaching resources are provided online, including the Society's From the Field project and support for fieldwork and local learning. A Level students are also supported through the Learning and Leading programme.

Employability

Employability

Further study and careers with geography are promoted in schools by the Society. Schools also receive the Going Places with Geography (PDF) guide from Geography Ambassadors.

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