The Society is delighted to announce new Schools and Higher Education (HE) partnerships to support the teaching of the new geography curriculum.
The new Changing Places subject content at A Level examines a more complex picture of place
In light of the geography subject content introduced in the new A Level courses, the Society is working closely with a number of HE colleagues to establish a programme of termly subject update lectures for A Level students, subject knowledge CPD events for teachers, and local fieldwork events.
The first of these events took place in November 2016, with Professor Richard Washington (University of Oxford) delivering a very well-received session for local teachers which explored climate change and the hydrological cycle.
The current spring schedule of events includes the following (all free of charge):
The events will be used by the Society to produce educational resources, such as Ask the Expert podcasts, case studies, videos, and lesson plans – all shared online for teachers and students nationally.
This work enhances the Society’s existing support for teachers and students and sits alongside other schools / HE partnerships supported by the Society, including the Geography Ambassador scheme; educational resources for schools; and popular programme of School Member lectures in London.
For further information on our upcoming events visit: www.rgs.org/teacherCPD
If your institution would like to join us on this initiative, please contact Maryam S-Draper.
Antonia tells the story of her solo exploration of Indochina’s legendary, yet fast-vanishing, Ho Chi Minh Trail, battling inhospitable terrain and multiple breakdowns on a motorcycle.
19 October 2015
Dr Annie Ockleford, University of Brighton
Lieutenant Colonel Paul Hammett is Commanding Officer of the 42 Engineer Regiment (Geographic) at the British Army, Ministry of Defence.
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