Taking (geography) curriculum seriously

Subject specialists, subject communities and sustaining subject expertise

Global Learning

Longdean School has been re-designated as an International School until 2020 (ISA), building on their tenure as a Global Learning Programme Expert Centre in 2016.

Need to do residential fieldwork on a tight budget? Go camping!

Teaching about coasts when you do not live anywhere near the coasts has always been an issue in the schools I have taught in; for urban studies you can look out of the window or go for a walk but there is no way to easily bring the scale, might and wonder of coastlines to students in the inner city.

Data Skills in Geography: Using ArcGIS Survey123 for the A Level Geography NEA

Following training provided by the RGS-IBG Data Skills Programme, we have used the free ArcGIS Online system with our year 12 A Level students (we have around 80 year 12 students) for several years but with the new specification we decided to develop student use of Survey123 to help manage the NEA Independent Investigation project.

Teacher Training: It really isn’t all bad, I assure you

Teacher training sometimes gets a bad press - this blog highlights the positives.