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Teaching Geography Editorial Board

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As per all the GA’s Committees and Special Interest Groups, the Teaching Geography Editorial Board is a sub-committee of the Education Group and subject to the statutes and standing orders of the GA. Its terms of reference state that the Board exists to support GA members by:

  • keeping members informed of progress and developments in all aspects of teaching geography at secondary school level
  • maintaining the quality and relevance of the journal
  • deciding on the content of three issues of the journal per year
  • encouraging GA members to become contributors to Teaching Geography and supporting them to produce high-quality content for the benefit of the geography subject community
  • managing any developments of the journal in line with GA policies and strategy.

The Chair of the Board is invited to the meetings of the Education Group, providing a valuable link between the Board and the wider GA.

The Editorial Board currently comprises:

  • Editor – Dr Richard Bustin, Head of Geography and Director of Pedagogy, Innovation and Staff Development, Lancing College, Sussex
  • Hannah Finch Noyes, Head of Geography at St Helen and St Katharine, Abingdon, Oxfordshire
  • Lucy Fryer, Geography and Geology Teacher, King Edward VI Grammar School, Chelmsford
  • Dr Grace Healy, Education Director (Secondary) at the David Ross Education Trust and Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Oxford.
  • Dr Aidan Hesslewood, Head of Geography, Spalding Grammar School, Lincolnshire
  • Fred Martin, Consultant to the GA
  • Dr Emma Rawlings Smith, Lecturer in Sustainability and PGCE Geography, University of Southampton
  • Dr Ian Selmes, Former secondary geography teacher and former Lecturer in Secondary Geography Education, University of Leicester
  • Tessa Sittner, geography teacher at Highgate School. She is currently a visiting lecturer in Geography Secondary Teacher Education at Middlesex University and is a Chartered Geographer (Teacher).

Corresponding members:

  • Katie Richardson is a teacher of geography at Weald of Kent Grammar School.

Supporting the Board are:

  • a GA Production Editor/staff contact and freelance professionals for copy-editing, design and typesetting and cartography/illustrations.

For enquiries regarding the Teaching Geography Editorial Board please contact Elaine Anderson (Head of Publishing).

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