GCSE reform update (26.01.15)

Ofqual have completed a consultation on the conditions and regulations for GCSE geography. Find their proposals and the GA’s response here, alongside a summary of the changes and advice from the GA.

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Teaching British values in geography

Useful information about how geography can support Ofsted’s requirement to teach about British values. There is a free poster and lesson ideas for use with primary pupils, a fully-resourced lesson for key stage 3, and links to other relevant GA resources.

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New publications for primary

The latest in the Geography Plus series: Beside the Sea: Investigating the UK’s coastal environments, and The Everyday Guide to Primary Geography: Art, are now available from the GA shop.

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New GA CPD courses

The courses 'Literacy in geography', 'Using maps effectively in the classroom' and 'How geography can support and improve numeracy' have been added to our extensive face-to-face CPD programme, designed to invigorate your geography teaching at all levels.

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GA journal awards - voting open

Vote for your favourite GA articles from 2014! The awards will be presented at the GA Annual Conference, which will be held at the University of Manchester in April 2015. The deadline for voting is 1 March 2015.

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Featured Pages

Teaching British values

Useful information and KS3 resources about how geography can support Ofsted’s requirement to teach about British values.

GA Annual Conference 2015

University of Manchester, 9–11 April. Every year we welcome more than 800 delegates to take part in lectures, workshops, field visits and social events.

Global Learning Programme

A five-year project funded by the DfID to promote awareness and understanding of global issues from KS2 to KS3 (can apply to all KS).

Leading primary geography

A course for primary teachers and geography subject leaders about successfully leading primary geography within the context of the new national curriculum.


Useful guidance and support for planning and developing your geography curriculum, as well as ideas for specific activities.

Online CPD

These free CPD courses have been written by a primary or secondary geography specialist and come with resources to use in your classroom.

Revised Quality Mark frameworks

QM frameworks have been updated in the light of recent Ofsted guidance, Teacher Standards and National College of School Leadership advice.

Top Ideas for geography

The GA's Secondary Phase Committee has produced Top Ideas publications on topics including exam revision and promoting GCSE geography at option time.


  • Primary Geography
  • Teaching Geography
  • Geography

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  • Visit the Fourth Global Conference on Economic Geography 2015 homepage
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  • Visit the Discover the World website for geography resources
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