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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Geography GCE AS and A level updates (18.12.14)

The final AS and A level geography content has been released by the DfE. Full details and advice for teachers can be accessed here.

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GA Study Tour to Northwest Russia 2015

This GA ISIG Study Tour will investigate at first hand the geography of the Northwest region of Russia, a territory of unique natural resources and specific cultural traditions, history and contemporary human and economic activities.

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Student photo competition - winners announced

The 'Physical geography around where I live' competition encouraged 11-18 year olds to explore their local area in search of the physical geography around them. Here are the winning entries.

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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


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

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.

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.

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).

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.


  • Primary Geography
  • Teaching Geography
  • Geography

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Secondary Geography Handbook (book only)

Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4, Post-16

Secondary Geography Handbook (book only)

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KS3 Geography Teachers' Toolkit: A Thorny Issue<br />Should I buy a Valentine’s rose?

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KS3 Geography Teachers' Toolkit: A Thorny Issue
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Inflatable Globe

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Geography gives you options...

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Geography gives you options...

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