Global systems and global governance

Who is this course for

A level geography teachers and heads of department

Course date and location

Manchester - Tuesday 27 June 2017 (cancelled)
London - Thursday 29 June 2017

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Together, these topics are a challenging core theme for the new A level Geography Specifications (with first examination in 2018). The Edexcel, AQA, OCR and Eduqas courses all require students to study (i) how global systems (globalisation, trade and migration) have created interdependent relationships between places and environments (ii) how global governance is shaped by global institutions, superpowers and international law. Dr Simon Oakes will give an up-to-date geographic evaluation of the global economic and political issues all geography students need to know about.


Registration fees include all course materials, refreshments and lunch


GA Personal/Group/Concessionary Member: £215
Non-member: £323*

*Includes course fee and one year’s membership for your school to Teaching Geography

Aims and outcomes

  • Prepare for teaching by acquiring and enhancing theoretical knowledge and understanding of challenging new A level core content areas
  • Explore relevant and contemporary case studies of Global Governance and Global Systems for all new A level courses
  • Collaborate in curriculum-making activities to share innovative and engaging teaching/learning strategies and examples of best practice
  • Consider the challenges and opportunities provided by the new A level specifications, including the non-exam assessment (NEA) and new specialised geographical concepts.

Course programme

09.15-09.45: Coffee and registration

09.45-10.30: Session 1

10.30-10.45: Refreshment break

10.45-12.00: Session 2

12.00-12.45: Lunch

12.45-15.30: Session 3

15.30: Close


 Dr Simon Oakes, Geography and humanities chief examiner and author

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