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Post-16 and HE geography

Post-16 and Higher Education Geography Research

Post-16 and Higher Education (HE) geography is distinct from primary and secondary geography in many ways. These differences are present both in the breadth and depth of the content taught, and the distinctive transition that these educational contexts mark out for young people on the brink of employment or making a transition towards increased independence in the world.

Evidently there will also be much overlap with geography education research that does not take as its primary focus a post-16 or Higher Education context nevertheless being extremely relevant to practitioners in these fields and vice-versa. The purpose of this selection is to identify geography education research that takes as its primary focus a Post-16 or HE context, in the hope that it might stimulate further research and debate in these important aspects of geography education.

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