Conference - last chance to book

The booking deadline for the GA's Annual Conference, which takes place from Thursday 9–Saturday 11 April 2015 at the University of Manchester, has been extended. Prices start at just £63 and all full-time and PGCE students get in completely free.

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Teaching with Ordnance Survey maps

This set of primary and secondary resources has been developed to support the use of maps ‘as a matter of routine’ in geography lessons as ‘an intrinsic part of learning in geography’.

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Extending knowledge about the Middle East

With 5% of the world’s population but only 1% of its water, conflicts over basic resources are a source of underlying tension in the region. This topic is explored through lesson plans, activity sheets and background information in this KS3 resource.

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Investigating climate change

This page contains links to teaching resources and information for students on climate change. Most are aimed at secondary and post 16 but some cover KS2 and HE.

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Eight new thought-provoking images linked to places and themes in the 2014 national curriculum. Each has a strap line and an informative caption.

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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).


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

Teaching British values

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


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