New figures from Ofqual show that entries for geography GCSE and A Level have continued to grow, and are now at their highest levels for at least 15 years.
This summer over 245,000 pupils sat a geography examination at GCSE level and almost 38,000 at A Level.
Dr Rita Gardner, the Society’s Director, said:
“This is wonderful news and continues the very positive growth in our subject since 2010.
I am delighted to see even more young people gain the important benefits that geography can provide them: key knowledge and understanding about people, places and environments; subject specific skills which help them investigate the world; and a geographer’s curiosity about the processes that are shaping our planet and our lives.”
The Society congratulates all of the geography teachers who have worked hard to encourage and support their pupils.
The Society, in collaboration with Wiley, have awarded four new Research Fellowships which provide researchers with access to the Wiley Digital Archive platform.
24 January 2022
On Tuesday 16 February 2021, Mount Etna erupted
The Walters Kundert Fellowship offers an annual grant of £10,000 to support post-PhD field research within Arctic or high mountain environments.
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