Mapping London

This module will take you on a journey through the way that London, a fascinating city, has been presented and represented over the years

The United Kingdom

The aim of this unit is to develop the essential qualities and skills of young geographers through geographical knowledge and geographical enquiry relating to the physical and human environments of The United Kingdom

Urban public spaces are at their best when they are democratic, inclusive, and meet the needs of a wide range of people

Where are the major festivals located and what are the impacts they create?

Why do newspapers portray Britain’s teenagers as an endangered species?

What connects people to places? Experience of place is shaped by the physical nature of a place and memories and histories around sites of personal and shared interest

Cornwall is experiencing a technological revolution with broadband speeds in many areas among the fastest in the UK

Hampstead Heath Ponds

The Hampstead Heath Ponds Project is designed to make the Heath and the surrounding residential areas less prone to flooding

On 25 April 2015, Nepal experienced a magnitude 7.8 earthquake, followed by an avalanche on Mount Everest, a second, 7.4 magnitude earthquake on 12 May 2015 in eastern Nepal, and numerous landslides and aftershocks.

Our place in history

This cross-curricular unit links geographical and historical study to enable students to research, understand and develop an affinity with the history of their local area

London 2012

The build up to the Olympics in 2012 hosted in London provides an excellent hook to engage Key Stage 3 students with many geographical themes on a range of scales

The Mediterranean

This module, comprising of six lessons takes a ‘zoom lens’ approach to studying the Mediterranean region within Europe

Hong Kong: A city in Asia by the sea

This module, comprising six lessons, or half a term's work, focuses on the city of Hong Kong

Investigating how a range of 21st Century pressures can threaten the conservation of Britain’s historic urban and rural landscapes

It has been announced that the small market town of Bicester is to be the next new garden city

The lives of migrants remains a topic of interest for many geographical researchers but few look closely at the new lives that are carved out by those who have been displaced by natural disasters

Astana, the new capital in Kazakhstan, represents more than just a new start; for architects and planners it became a means of symbolising the country’s movement away from centralised Soviet control

Around 200,000 Britons live in France. A considerable number of these live in rural areas and it is estimated that Britons own 3% of the French countryside (including vineyards, farms and forests)

Is the "north-south" divide intensifying and are local scale inequalities increasing?

Comic books and alternative views of geopolitics

Dr Jason Dittmer, a Reader of Human Geography, University College London talks to us about comic books and alternative views of geopolitics

Global cities, gentrification and creative practices

Dr Oli Mould is lecturer at Royal Holloway, University of London. His academic research focuses on urban creativity, activism and politics

Kenya - A changing nation

Kenya has long been renowned for its stunning natural landscapes and its unique animal life

China - Snapshots in Time

China is a country that is rarely out of the headlines, whether for its rapid industrial growth, its politics or more recently the advent of the Beijing Olympics

India - Pictures of the Past

India has long sparked the imagination of many an explorer and adventurer, from the ancient temples and rolling heat soaked plains of the south to the chilling beauty of the Himalaya

Changing places A Level lesson plans

There is an opportunity for students to develop their data skills in relation to the multiple meanings and identities of place

Afghanistan - Moving stories

Afghanistan has a rich and complex history, a diverse cultural heritage, but has been and continues to be the centre of political, social and economic struggles

Journeys - Caribbean stories

This theme explores the history of the Caribbean in the 1900s through images which illustrate everyday life

Brazil cityscapes - Rio de Janeiro

What images do you have of Brazil? Carnival, football and coffee? Did you know that Brazil is urban, that more than a dozen of its cities have more than a million residents

Changing Place; Changing Places

Written by Richard Phillips, Professor of Human geography, Department of Geography, University of Sheffield

Place profiling

Develop the way your learners see, hear and interact with the spaces they inhabit

High street regeneration: place-making and changing spaces - Dr Steve Millington, Manchester Metropolitan University

Declining retail poses fundamental questions to the future of places where we live, work and socialise. How can geographers envisage brighter futures for their creative, social, cultural and economic development?

In this article we explore the role of community gardens as place-making, home to diverse communities, and sustainable urban change

Geography translates literally as 'earth-writing'. But 70% of the world is water. How have oceans shaped global development? Dr Kimberley Peters from the School of Environmental Scientists, University of Liverpool discusses