Schools adopting Forest School methods see positive impacts on soft skills

New research, published today in the Royal Geographical Society (with the Institute of British Geographers) journal, The Geographical Journal, reveals that children enjoy Forest School activities yet some children struggle to frame the skills and knowledge they develop in these more informal settings as educational when compared with traditional learning activities that are associated with the current National Curriculum.

Homeless families housed in ‘temporary’ hotels for up to three years, with devastating effects

New research, published today in the Royal Geographical Society (with the Institute of British Geographers) journal The Geographical Journal, reveals the daily disruption homeless families living in temporary hotel accommodation experience.

Honours for highest achieving geography pupils

The Royal Geographical Society (with the Institute of British Geographers) has given Excellence Awards to the school pupils who achieved the highest marks nationally in the 2018 geography examinations.

Mobile work taking its toll on worker’s partners and families who struggle with their mental health

New research, published today in the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) journal Transactions, reveals the emotional impact experienced by the partners and families left behind by mobile workers.