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.

Future challenges in the urban environment

Presentations and discussions on change, challenges and scenarios for cities and towns in Britain and China, followed by a choice of guided walks around central Leeds. 
 

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.