Leading primary geography - London(leading prim lndn)

Provider: Geographical Association
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Description Join us to develop your understanding of geography's core skills and knowledge. This course will help you to lead primary geography successfully and raise the standard of teaching and learning of the subject in your school. You will explore how to stimulate geographical learning that is relevant, progressive and engaging. The session will also examine the geographical connections to other subject areas and whole-school dimensions such as global learning, sustainability, values and learning outside the classroom.
Duration One day event

Geographical Association's website

Categories Primary, Leadership and Management, Teaching and Learning, Sciences, KS1, KS2, Humanities, Cross-curricular Themes, Wider Context, Global dimension, Sustainable Development, CPD Leadership, Organisational Improvement, Education system, Assessment, Diversity, Out of school, Earth Science / Geology, Knowledge Mobilisation, Monitoring Impact
Learning outcomes for participants/users and, where relevant, pupils or students

Aims and outcomes

  • Gain insight and understanding of a range of leadership and management tools to enable successful geography in your school
  • Understand core geography knowledge and skills within the context of the national curriculum
  • Consider factors that may influence how you plan your geography curriculum
  • Examine a framework for assessment in geography
  • Explore a range of practical ideas for teaching high-quality geography (including some cross-curricular opportunities).
Evidence underpinning this approach

All GA resources and approaches have been tried and tested by teachers of geography and course evaluations consistently receive very positive feedback.

How users/participants can evaluate success

The course presenters provide strategies for short and longer term evaluation of success and in addition the GA’s Quality Mark framework encourages teachers to critically assess the teaching and learning of geography, identify areas of strength, and set future development goals to further capture the potential of all students studying geography.



Follow-up activities and support

‚ÄčThe GA provides a wealth of supporting web resources, publications, journals, online CPD and a Quality Mark framework and process for supporting self evaluation.


Course programme

09.00-09.30: Coffee and registration

09.30-11.00: Session 1 – Introductions, practical session and what could your geography curriculum look like?

11.00-11.15: Refreshment break

11.15-13.00: Session 2 – Making the most of your location

13.00-13.45: Lunch

13.45-15.30: Session 3 – Practical session: Leading and reviewing your subject followed by a plenary

15.30: Close

Course presenters

Jon Cannell, Primary Curriculum Leader, Geographical Association
Nell Seal, Consultant to the GA
Sarah Whitehouse, PGCE Programme Leader and Senior Lecturer, University of the West of England




Date Location Details
Mar 13, 2018 09:00 London - Info
Mar 13, 2018 09:00 London - Info