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CPD events

We use an online booking system for data skills events; we do not accept bookings by telephone or email. If you need assistance during the registration or online booking process, please contact Jack Narbed using the details at the bottom of the page.

Payment can be made by debit or credit card only; a receipt will be emailed to you.

You will be prompted to register to book online if you have not used the system before. School members should register a new free individual account using the link 'I am not an individual member of the Society'; it is not possible to use school member login details for online bookings.

June 2017

 Embedding data skills and fieldwork

 Monday 12 June 2017

 Venue: Chew Valley School, Chew Lane, Chew Magna, Bristol, BS40 8QB
 Time: 1.00pm-4.30pm. Doors open from 12.30pm.
 Cost: Members £20, Non-members £27 (the cost includes VAT). Book online

Please do not contact the school about this event. Admittance is by ticket only. Tickets are non-refundable.


 Exploring data skills

  Wednesday 14 June 2017

 Venue: The School of Geography, Garstang North, University of Leeds, Leeds, LS2 9JT
 Time: 1.00pm-4.30pm. Doors open from 12.30pm.
 Cost: Members £4, Non-members £6 (the cost includes VAT). Book online

There will be two sessions on GIS and quantitative geography led by Dr Luke Burns and Rachel Oldroyd. More information


   ArcGIS Online for Teachers

 Wednesday 21 June 2017

 Venue: Bilborough Sixth Form College, College Way, Nottingham, NG8 4DQ
 Time: 1.00pm-5.00pm. Doors open from 12.40pm.
 Cost: Members £20, Non-members £27 (the cost includes VAT). Book online

Admittance is by ticket only. Tickets are non-refundable.

Led by Jason Sawle from Esri. It is suitable for teachers with little or no experience of using GIS in the classroom.


 Data skills, in partnership with OCR

 Thursday 22 June 2017

 Venue: Royal Geographical Society (with IBG), 1 Kensington Gore, London, SW7 2AR
 Time: 3.30pm-6.30pm. Doors open from 3.00pm.
 Cost: Members £20, Non-members £27 (the cost includes VAT). Book online

Admittance is by ticket only. Tickets are non-refundable.

For GCSE and A Level teachers.

This is a repeat of the event held in March.


  Plate tectonics talk for teachers and students - based on the Teacher at Sea programme

 Monday 26 June 2017

 Venue: Aquinas College, Nangreave Road, Stockport, Cheshire, SK2 6TH
 Time: 1.30pm-3.30pm. Doors open from 1.00pm.
 Cost: Members £3, Non-members £4 (the cost includes VAT). There is no cost for A Level students accompanied by teachers. You will need to indicate when booking how many students you expect to bring (if any). Students may not attend without an accompanying teacher. Book online

This lecture is open to teachers (all levels) and A Level students. Please follow this link for more information about the Teacher at Sea programme.

Speakers: Angela Bentley and Pete Loader

Please do not contact the school about this event. Admittance is by ticket only. Tickets are non-refundable.


  Data skills workshop for newly or recently qualified teachers, led by Bob Digby

 Thursday 29 June 2017

 Venue: Royal Geographical Society (with IBG), 1 Kensington Gore, London SW7 2AR
 Time: 10.00am-3.00pm. Doors open from 9.30am.
 Cost: Members £6, Non-members £8 (including a sandwich lunch) Book online

Admittance is by ticket only. Tickets are non-refundable.

We will focus on data skills and discuss some of the challenges you might face early in your career. The course is suitable for anyone who has completed their training within the last two years.

July 2017

 Introduction to ArcGIS Online

 Thursday 6 July 2017

 Venue: Royal Geographical Society (with IBG), 1 Kensington Gore, London, SW7 2AR
 Time: 4.00pm-6.30pm. Doors open from 3.40pm.
 Cost: Members £20, Non-members £27 (the cost includes VAT). Book online

Admittance is by ticket only. Tickets are non-refundable.

Led by Jason Sawle from Esri. It is suitable for teachers with little or no experience of using GIS in the classroom.


 Teaching for independent investigations at FSC Blencathra Centre

 Saturday 15 July - Sunday 16 July 2017

 Venue: Blease Road, Threlkeld, CA12 4SG
 Time: Saturday 10.00am to Sunday 1.00pm.
 Cost: £50 for accommodation, food and tuition.

Book online by following this link to the FSC website.

Admittance is by ticket only. Tickets are non-refundable.

We use an online booking system for data skills events; we do not accept bookings by telephone or email. If you need assistance during the registration or online booking process, please contact Jack Narbed using the details below.

Payment can be made by debit or credit card only; a receipt will be emailed to you.

You will be prompted to register to book online if you have not used the system before. School members should register a new free individual account using the link 'I am not an individual member of the Society'; it is not possible to use school member login details for online bookings.

Contact us

CPD events, bookings, course materials and general information
Jack Narbed, Education Assistant
T: +44 (0)20 7591 3066
E: dataskills@rgs.org

To ask specific questions about the project / getting involved
Contact Simon Pinfield (link to 'About the data skills in geography project')

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

Please let us know if you are interested in hosting an event (to which other local teachers will also be invited); we may not be able to host an event for every school that requests one. Click here to submit a proposal.

Please do not make direct contact with host schools, unless otherwise stated in promotional materials.

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