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Online teaching resources

We will be producing resources to support the data skills requirements in the new GCSE and A Level specifications (including the A Level investigation).


Data skills resources for Key Stage 4 (GCSE)


Data skills resources for Key Stage 5 (A Level)


Teaching the Census through GIS

 

 

 


External Resources

The writers of 'Geospatial Analysis - A comprehensive guide' have kindly offered to provide a free PDF copy to teachers. Please follow this link for further details (see item two on the list).

The Language of Mathematics in Science - a Guide for Teachers of 11-16 Science, by The Association for Science and Education, supported by the Nuffield Foundation
© 2016 Association for Science Education

Teaching Geography in a Digital World, by Paul Turner (free download from the iTunes store)


Initial Teacher Training Case Study

'Developing Quatitative Methods Skills in Trainee Geography Teachers: An Interdisciplinary Approach' by Nicola Walshe, Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge.


Presentations and Course Materials from CPD Events

Update me: Data Skills in Geography - Padlet by David Holmes. 8 June 2016
Link to Google / QGIS Presentation by Paul Turner, Head of Geography, Bedales School. 13 June 2016
Link to 'Mobile Apps for Fieldwork' by Dr James Millington (King's College London). 13 June 2016
Link to 'Fieldwork Apps - FieldTrip GB' by Dr James Millington (King's College London). 13 June 2016
Link to ‘Working with GPS Tracks and Points’ by Dr Jon Reades (King's College London). 13 June 2016
Edexcel - Nurturing the Geographical Imagination with Data Skills. 17 June 2016
Exploring Data Skills - Dr Luke Burns (University of Leeds). 13 July 2016
Exploring Data Skills - Rachel Oldroyd (University of Leeds). 13 July 2016
Developing data skills for the new Geography specifications in partnership with Edexcel (Pearson). 7 October 2016
FSC training at Preston Montford by David Holmes. 31 October 2016

A Level data skills at FSC Juniper Hall. 24 November 2016
Dr Faith Taylor, King’s College London, Apps and Open Data for Geography. 25 November 2016

A Level Data Skills at Bilborough Sixth Form College by Emma Rawlings Smith. 8 February 2017
Incorporating Data Skills, in partnership with WJEC. 14 February 2017 - Fieldwork - GCSE and A Level
Incorporating Data Skills, in partnership with WJEC. 14 February 2017 - Data skills for GCSE
Incorporating Data Skills, in partnership with WJEC. 14 February 2017 - Data skills for A Level
A Level Independent Investigation workshop by Dr Simon Oakes. 24 February 2017
Data skills, in partnership with OCR by David Holmes. 17 March 2017
RGS-IBG and GDST Data Skills by Raphael Heath. 29 March 2017 - Part 1
RGS-IBG and GDST Data Skills by Raphael Heath. 29 March 2017 - Part 2
Data skills for newly and recently qualified teachers at the University of Warwick. 19 May 2017 - Changing Places by Emma Rawlings Smith - Part 1
Data skills for newly and recently qualified teachers at the University of Warwick. 19 May 2017 - Changing Places by Emma Rawlings Smith - Part 2


Useful links to data and further information 

Click here for a list of useful links


Contact us

Simon Pinfield, Project Coordinator
T: +44 (0)20 7591 3051
E: s.pinfield@rgs.org  

Royal Geographical Society (with IBG)
1 Kensington Gore
London
SW7 2AR

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