Review of the A Level NEA

One school's experience of the A Level NEA

Global Learning

The benefits of being an International School

Making geography come to life

How to incorporate model-making into geography.

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.

Lunchtime lecture club

How to use the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) lectures to encourage pupils.

Planning for Progression in Geography - an approach to Changing Places at Key Stage 3

How to prepare students for the A Level Changing Places topic from Key Stage 3 onwards.

Working Beyond Your Department: Opportunities for teachers

Various opportunities that are out there for geography teachers to get involved with

Linking Geography to ‘their’ world

Challenge students to see themselves as instrumental in their future and to understand geography's connections

The Three Magic Words

How three magic words can improve the length of students' explanations

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.

Changing Spaces, Making Places

Using a Story Map as a resource and a revision tool

Helping pupils to not put that full stop too early

“Elaborate, elaborate, elaborate” : how my department support students in extending their written responses 

Taking (geography) curriculum seriously

Subject specialists, subject communities and sustaining subject expertise

Racial Geographies: The importance of reflecting on our own perspectives

As teachers, we play a role in shaping how future generations handle matters of inequality

Introducing Routes: The Journal for Student Geographers

A level and undergraduate students can now submit their work to the Routes Journal

Embracing creativity in examination classes

Inspiring future geographers with creative learning

What do senior leaders expect from a Head of Geography?

Five areas believed essential to be an effective Head of Geography

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

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

Data Skills in Geography: Embedding throughout Key Stage 3

The training provided by the RGS-IBG Data Skills project opened my eyes to the lack of data skills embedded into our Key Stage 3 curriculum. For me, incorporating data skills into Key Stage 3 topics became a priority

Working Beyond Your Department: Opportunities for students

There are myriad of different opportunities that we can offer our students

This blog page provides the opportunity for geography teachers to share their own perspectives, ideas and approaches.  The information presented are the views of the individual teachers.  If you would like to contribute a blog please contact education@rgs.org.