New GCSE Geography essentials

Who is this course for

Secondary geography teachers and heads of department

Course date and location

London - Tuesday 4 July 2017 (online booking closed)

Course overview

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.

Prices

Registration fees include all course materials, refreshments and lunch

London

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

  • 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

Course programme

09.00-09.30: Arrival and refreshments

09.30-11.00: Session 1 – Exploring the Geography of the UK

11.00-11.15: Break

11.15-12.30: Session 2 – Teaching about landscapes

12.30-13.15: Lunch

13.15-14.15: Session 3 – Tackling numerical skills

14.15-14.30: Break

14.30-15.15: Session 4 – Fieldwork after controlled assessment

15.15-15.30: Next steps

15.30: Close

Course presenter

Rebecca Kitchen, Secondary Curriculum Leader, Geographical Association

Have a question?

Contact the GA’s Events Assistant Harriet Brookes (0114 2960088) who will be happy to help.

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