New GCSE Geography essentials
Who is this course for
Secondary geography teachers and heads of department
Course date and location
Manchester - Monday 19 June 2017
London - Tuesday 4 July 2017
This course explores those aspects of the new GCSE specifications which teachers have told us they are finding difficult to teach. Covering core aspects common to all specifications it considers innovative teaching ideas and the importance of embedding skills throughout the curriculum.
Registration fees include all course materials, refreshments and lunch
GA Personal/Group/Concessionary Member: £195
GA Personal/Group/Concessionary Member: £215
*Includes course fee and one year’s membership for your school to Teaching Geography.
Aims and outcomes
- Share and explore innovative teaching ideas for teaching about the UK and landscapes
- Consider the challenges of tackling numerical skills and discuss solutions
- Discuss how to prepare students for fieldwork after controlled assessment
09.00-09.30: Arrival and refreshments
09.30-11.00: Session 1 – Exploring the Geography of the UK
11.15-12.30: Session 2 – Teaching about landscapes
13.15-14.15: Session 3 – Tackling numerical skills
14.30-15.15: Session 4 – Fieldwork after controlled assessment
15.15-15.30: Next steps
Rebecca Kitchen, Secondary Curriculum Leader, Geographical Association
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