Chartered Geographer CPD enrichment: Do it yourself geo apps

[Online] Chartered Geographers and those registered on our Geography Professional programme are invited to join an online discussion forum to complement and enrich their learning.

Chartered Geographer CPD enrichment: Big data and the environment

[Online] Chartered Geographers and those registered on our Geography Professional programme are invited to join an online discussion forum to complement and enrich the learning.

When research gets personal - GHWRG virtual hack day

[Online] In these hack day sessions, the GHWRG will explore the challenges of negotiating research when we or those close to us are directly affected. They will focus on the practical and ethical challenges of doing this research.

Clough Head and Wainwright - Tim Foster

[Postponed] Join Tim Foster and the Wainwright Society for this ascent and circuit of Clough Head.

The end of the pier show: what next for the British seaside pier? - Dr Anya Chapman

[Online] Seaside pleasure piers are unique heritage assets and flagship tourism attractions at Britain’s coastal resorts, but piers are increasingly under threat. 

On the trail of the Titans - Eleanor Drinkwater

Eleanor will talk about the recent expedition with ecologist Laura Kor and cameraman Chris Guggiari-Peel which set out to track the world’s biggest beetle and learn about the invertebrate trade.

When research gets personal - GHWRG virtual hack day

[Online] In these hack day sessions, the GHWRG will explore the challenges of negotiating research when we or those close to us are directly affected. They will focus on the practical and ethical challenges of doing this research.

Antipodes on the page - Eugene Rae

[Online] Antipodes on the page looks at the European encounter with Australia and New Zealand from the early navigators and first colonists through to the period of inland exploration. The presentation is based on 18th and 19th century books held in the RGS-IBG Library.

Sahara expedition - Alice Morrison

[Online] A fantastic opportunity to hear from number one best-selling author, Alice Morrison, so close to finishing her latest expedition across the Sahara.

Reaching for the Poles: the North Pole - Eugene Rae

[Online] Archivist Eugene Rae selects unique polar artefacts from the RGS-IBG Collections in part one of this two-part event. 

When research gets personal - GHWRG virtual hack day

[Online] In these hack day sessions, the GHWRG will explore the challenges of negotiating research when we or those close to us are directly affected. They will focus on the practical and ethical challenges of doing this research.

Paving the way - Chris Speight

Topped with its weird and wonderful limestone pavement, Malham Cove is one of the most impressive natural features in Yorkshire, so let's delve a little deeper into this wondrous landscape.

Reaching for the Poles: the South Pole - Eugene Rae

[Online] A unique opportunity to see some iconic polar artefacts, with the Society's Principal Librarian, Eugene Rae. 

Expedition and wilderness medicine: an introduction

[Online] An informal online discussion forum for early career health care professionals who wish to practice expedition or wilderness medicine. Open to doctors, early career wilderness medics and nurses.

Making an application for Chartered Geographer - introductory webinar

[Online] Chartered Geographer is the Society's professional accreditation for those using their geographical skills, knowledge and understanding in the workplace. Join this webinar to learn more about the benefits of becoming Chartered.

Ofsted Deep Dives into Geography

[Online] Hear first hand from colleagues about their experiences of an Ofsted Deep Dive into Geography. You will have a chance to hear about what the Deep Dive can involve, and ask questions to colleagues who have been through the process.

Spatial Data Science Conference

[Postponed until 19 October 2020] Now in its fourth year, the Spatial Data Science Conference is the leading event bringing together Data Scientists and Developers who specialize in working with spatial data.

Digimap for schools for Primary Geography

[Online] This event will focus on introducing Digimap for Schools and how it can be used across the primary curriculum. Darren Bailey from the Ordnance Survey will work through its functionality, map layers and how to use Digimap for Schools with KS1 and KS2 students.

Workshop - using ArcGIS in the secondary classroom

[Online] The conference will focus on the use of ArcGIS in the secondary classroom, mainly covering GCSE and A Level. It is run in partnership with Esri UK and will be led by their education team.

Estimates and instruments: the case for comparative maritime history - Dr Margaret Schotte

[Online] Margaret discusses the distinctive ways in which mariners from England, France, Spain and the Netherlands deployed instruments and determined their daily progress.

GCSE Physical landscapes

[Online] This session will focus upon GCSE content for teaching about UK landscapes. This is core to all GCSE Geography specifications. 

Latest thinking on climate change

[Online] Use real and complex data and up-to-the minute evidence to explore this challenging and contested topic.

Spatial Data Science Conference

[Online] Now in its fourth year, the Spatial Data Science Conference is the leading event bringing together Data Scientists and Developers who specialize in working with spatial data.

Online secondary geography teachmeet

[Online] In this online session, we will be asking geography teachers to share their ideas and innovation with the teacher community.

Deglobalisation – what’s happening to global systems?

[Online] Is the ‘golden age’ of globalisation coming to an end? This session explores the resilience of global systems to a series of global shocks including the Covid-19 pandemic, the global financial crisis and Brexit.

Geography and Core Maths online CPD

[Online] Three dates have been set aside for three different events as part of our Geography and Core Maths initative.

Teaching about climate change in primary schools

[Online] The Climate Emergency is an increasingly important topic and many resources have appeared to help  teach it in schools. But what should you use? How can you incorporate it and and find time to do so?

Digimap for schools for Key Stage Three Geography

[Online] This online event will focus on introducing Digimap for Schools and how it can be used across the Key Stage Three Geography curriculum. Darren Bailey from the Ordnance Survey will work through its functionality, map layers and  how to use Digimap for Schools with KS3 students.

GIS Day 2020

[Online] This event for students is a chance to learn about geography and the real-world applications of GIS that are making a difference in our society.

Place meanings, representations and experiences

[Online] This session aims to ‘de-mystify’ one of the trickier A Level teaching topics using a range of engaging and contemporary examples and illustrations, including changing place experiences during ‘life under lockdown’.

Educational Visits Coordinator Training

Essential training for new EVCs responsible for the policies and practice around risk management for out-of-school visits.

Off-site safety management

A must for those involved in planned visits in the UK or overseas, this course looks at the safety management issues involved in planning, managing and evaluating local visits, fieldtrips, residentials and exchanges.

EVC update workshop - November 2020

This course gives trained EVC’s at all schools the opportunity to look into current material in more depth and share good practice with EVCs.

MOVE - Management of Visit Emergencies 2020

This half-day, scenario-based course is for school EVCs and senior management. It is intended to meet the needs of staff who may have a role to play during a visit emergency.

Off-site safety management - training the trainers

A one-day course for trainers with relevant previous experience in managing a wide range of visits in the UK and overseas who wish to deliver the off-site safety management course to their own groups.

Geography and Core Maths online CPD

[Online] Three dates have been set aside for three different events as part of our Geography and Core Maths initative. 

 

Evaluating like a geographer

[Online] A session focused on the evaluative demands posed by geography assessment objectives, and strategies for developing students' evaluative capabilities. Please note that this event is for teachers. 

GCSE Human landscapes

[Online] This session will focus upon GCSE content for teaching about changing UK human landscapes, including urban and UK economic change. This is core to all GCSE Geography specifications.

Developing writing skills for A Level geography

[Online] An opportunity to practise reviewing and modelling both shorter and longer responses, and to learn how to approach the extended writing so that students can get the best possible outcomes in A Level geography.

Geography and Core Maths online CPD

[Online] Three dates have been set aside for three different events as part of our Geography and Core Maths initative. 

Natural hazards

[Online] Join us to learn more about geohazards, with a particular focus on tectonic hazards. This workshop will be led by Dr Matthew Blackett from Coventry University.