We aim to support geography in professional practice through Chartered accreditation, resources, programmes, knowledge exchange, events, policy consultation responses and briefings. Browse our career resources for professionals, both from the Society and other organisations.
Engaging in CPD can enhance your skills and knowledge, enble networking, and demonstrates your professionalism.
CPD is a structured and purposeful way to maintain and improve your knowledge, skills and professional qualities.
Understand how to strike the right balance of CPD activities in your career.
The CPD cycle can help you to identify, plan complete and reflect upon the right types of CPD
Mentors are invaluable sources of advice, guidance and support.
Offering mentoring can be a valuable addition to your professional development.
Reflect upon your career goals and start or continue your career planning
Reflective practice turns experience into learning by capturing your reflections and using them to inform your career.
Hints and tips for writing reflectively about your professional practice
Professional bodies support your career and offer opportunities for networking and professional development
Understand and use codes of conduct to improve your professionalism.
Your chances of being employed will be much better if you think quality over quantity and invest your time in making a few very good applications, rather than dozens of generic applications which yield no interviews.
Networking is how you develop professional relationships, where you can help others and receive assistance yourself to meet individual or organisational goals.
Professional behaviour is important in the workplace
Accreditation demonstrates your development from a graduate to an established professional
Learn how Chartered Geographers are benefitting from accreditation, in their own words
The Chartered Geographer Framework of Competencies can provide structure to your career development
Presented by Dr Sarah Dyer.
Presented by Dr Hannah Mathers and Melike Peterson.
Information and useful links from Geography in Government profession.
Student-focused, step-by-step guides.
CPD is not just about attending conferences or completing training courses. There is a wealth of opportunities to draw upon – and offer to others - across your professional life.
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