The deadline for this year’s Innovative Geography Teaching Grants is fast approaching.
21 January 2019
Sir Ron Cooke, an eminent physical geographer and former President of the Society, has kindly supported a new award for A Level students.
16 January 2019
The Society is delighted to announce a new grant scheme to support school fieldwork and expeditions.
4 January 2019
The Society has launched a new set of educational resources to help UK schools engage with the Weddell Sea Expedition.
19 December 2018
A series of animations produced by the Society were Highly Commended at the 2018 Scottish Association of Geography Teachers Annual Conference Publishers’ Awards.
7 December 2018
The winners of the 2018 Young Geographer of the Year competition and Rex Walford Award were announced on Wednesday 28 November, after answering the question ‘What makes the Arctic unique?’.
29 November 2018
Our newest cohort of Geography Ambassadors begin their training over the coming weeks in preparation for their first school visits.
19 November 2018
The Society recently held a workshop with representatives from 35 universities, to explore how geography can be better promoted within schools, and how applications at degree level can be encouraged.
12 November 2018
The Society’s primary school geography resources have been awarded 3 stars as part of the Teach Primary Resource Awards 2018.
8 November 2018
The Society is joining the Weddell Sea Expedition as educational partner and will be sharing the expedition’s scientific findings with schools across the UK and internationally through specially written schools resources.
5 November 2018
UCAS is now open for applications for courses starting in 2019, but with over 80 UK universities offering more than 1,400 geography-related courses it can seem a little daunting knowing where to start and how to choose.
15 October 2018
The Discovering the Arctic website has been refreshed and updated and is now fully responsive – so you can easily access all of its inspiring resources on any device.
5 October 2018
The Society is delighted to announce that our Geography Teacher Training Scholarships programme has received additional funding from the Department of Education.
27 September 2018
A Level students from across the UK took part in the Society’s annual Alexander Awards Summer School at the Field Studies Council Juniper Hall field centre in late August.
26 September 2018
The deadline for this year’s Young Geographer of the Year competition is fast approaching.
24 September 2018
The Society, in collaboration with Esri UK and the four exam boards AQA, OCR, Pearson Edexcel and WJEC/Eduqas, has sent a letter of encouragement to schools across the country to sign up to a free subscription of ArcGIS Online.
7 September 2018
The new school year has begun and the Society is here to help support you and your studies.
6 September 2018
The Society is delighted to have received further funding to continue and develop our Data Skills in Geography programme
5 September 2018
This year’s cohort of Geography Scholars kick-started their teacher training year with a fieldwork residential earlier this month.
28 August 2018
The Society congratulates all those students receiving their GCSE geography results today.
23 August 2018
Congratulations to all of our Geography Ambassadors who have graduated this summer.
21 August 2018
Congratulations to all the students who are receiving their A Level geography results today.
16 August 2018
As part of our work to highlight the benefits of studying geography at all levels and to promote the wide range of careers that geography can lead to, we hold regular Going Places events for Year 9 and Year 12 students.
10 August 2018
If you want to better understand our world, a rewarding job that pays well and to help shape the future, then look no further. Report after report tells the same story: choose geography.
2 August 2018
If you missed our latest School Member lecture on water security in the 21st century, you can now watch the whole talk online.
6 July 2018
The Society's Ambassador programme has recently aligned with the University of Liverpool's student Higher Education Achievement Report.
2 July 2018
With exam season well underway we'd like to wish everyone the very best of luck in the geography GCSE and A Level exams.
29 May 2018
This year’s Young Geographer of the Year competition is now open for entries.
18 May 2018
This year's Excellence Awards recipients have been announced.
16 May 2018
Two of the Society's educational resources have received awards from the Geographical Association.
30 April 2018
The winners of the 2017 Young Geographer of the Year competition and Rex Walford Award have been announced.
29 November 2017
As our first cohort of 111 Scholars start their training programmes this term, we are delighted to receive approval from the Department for Education for a new round of Geography Teacher Training Scholarships for individuals starting their training in September 2018.
12 October 2017
Geography GCSE numbers are at their highest for 16 years after increasing for the sixth consecutive year.
24 August 2017
7% increase in GCSE candidates – second only to Additional Science (for subjects with entry greater than 100,000)
Number of students studying geography GCSE increases for fifth consecutive year, with 15,958 more candidates sitting an exam than in 2015.
25 August 2016
Director Dr Rita Gardner responds to reforms announced today on the content and assessment of geography GCSE
9 April 2014
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