Fieldwork skills for GCSE and A Level geography teachers

This weekend course offers teachers the opportunity to improve their skills in providing high quality ‘first hand’ outdoor fieldwork and will focus on preparing students for the non-examined assessment (NEA) component of the A Level geography qualification.

Marine-ice-sheet instability and the future of the Antarctic ice sheet - Professor Hilmar Gudmundsson

Professor Hilmar Gudmundsson will review the marine-ice-sheet instability hypothesis and discuss the impact of ice shelves. 

Evolution and mass extinction - Professor Mike Bowman

Mike will discuss the history of life, exploring fossils and what they can tell us about geological time and ancient environments.

Geographic information and sustainability - Professor Andy Tatem

With basic geographic data lacking in many low income countries, Andy explores how cell phone and satellite technologies offer new ways to help achieve and monitor the Sustainable Development Goals.