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Christine Lloyd-Staples
Location:
South East, Herts/Bucks
Position:
School Improvement Adviser, Buckinghamshire LA
Talk/Workshop topics: Curriculum design and development, fieldwork, assessing pupil progress, subject self-evaluation.
Background: Twenty five years teaching background, including leading geography in primary and secondary schools. An accredited SIP (School Improvement Partner) and currently working as School Improvement Adviser in Buckinghamshire. Experience in conducting geography reviews, lesson observation and feedback, and supporting subject self-evaluation and pre/post Ofsted action planning.
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Secondary and Post 16

Angus Willson
Location: Kent, South East
Position: Freelance consultant (secondary)
Talk/Workshop topics: Curriculum-making, CPD and personal learning networks; Support and guidance for LAs and school department reviews; Project leadership, evaluation and strategic advice for government, companies and the voluntary sector; Focus on sustainability and global dimension, built environment and community geographies.
Background: Former LA curriculum developer and NGO manager, Project leader for GA and Regional Subject Adviser. FRGS and FRSA; Chair of GA Sustainability and Citizenship Special Interest Group (2012-2015).
Website: www.pannage.com and www.pannage.blogspot.com
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Dan Cowling
Location: West London / Berkshire
Position: Head of Sixth Form and Teacher of Geography
Talk/Workshops topics: Geography of Health
Background: Dan has taught geography for over 13 years and has held responsibility as Head of Department and as an Assistant Headteacher. He is also a Senior Examiner, a freelance author and a Chartered Geographer (Teacher).
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David Rayner

Location: Kent, South East
Position:  Freelance Geography Consultant (secondary)
Talk/Worksheet topics: Key Stage 3 Curriculum Development; Using ICT in Geography; GIS; Developing Teaching Resources; LOtC; Cross-Curriculum work.
Background: National Subject Lead for Geography (KS3), PGCE Tutor at Institute of Education and Web author.
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David Rogers

Location: Worthing, South East
Position: Geography Curriculum Leader and member of SLT
Talk/Workshop topics: Curriculum innovation and project management; Enquiry, Citizenship and new Technologies; Use of social networks in the geography classroom; Keeping Geography Dynamic; Using resources creatively in Geography classrooms.
Background: Author of KS3 and 4 geography resources; speaking; CPD advisor
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Dr James Jenkins

Location: South East – Hertfordshire
Position: Senior Lecturer in Environmental Management and Geography at the University of Hertfordshire
Talk/Workshop topics: ‘Why study geography at University’; ‘The Rise of Environmental Concern’; ‘Water: A resource Under Pressure’; ‘Globalisation and the Environment’; and ‘Population Growth and the Environment’. I am passionate about the subject area of geography and getting others switched onto it, so I am happy to taylor my talks to suit.
Background: I am currently a Senior Lecturer in the area of Environmental Management and Geography at the University of Hertfordshire. I am also admissions tutor for my subject area. I am a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society, and the Higher Education Academy. I am also a chartered geographer and a member of Chartered Institute of Water and Environmental Management.
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Gill Davidson
Location: Oxford, South East
Position: Freelance Consultant (Secondary)
Talk/Workshop topics: Geographical enquiry; Teaching and learning strategies KS3; Evaluation work.
Background: Formerly ran the PGCE Geography programme and QA tutor at Oxford Brookes University. Wide experience in teacher training generally.
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Paul Baker

Location: Oxfordshire, South East
Position: Chair of Independent School Special Interest Group of GA, Local GA Cluster Group Co-ordinator, Member of GA Education Committee, Oxfordshire GA Primary Champion and Oxford GA Branch officer, University of Buckingham PGCE tutor, Mentor for Geography NQT's.
Talk/Workshop topics: Sustainable schools; Sustainable Fieldwork in UK and abroad; Primary Geography topics workshops; Risk assessment for Fieldwork and Trips
Background: Paul taught for 38 years up to his retirement from the classroom in 2008 covering Key Stage 1 through to Post-16. He now works part time as a Geography Consultant and as a volunteer for the GA. He has also lead geography and exploration expeditions abroad during the past 30 years and his most recent expedition saw him in the Borneo Rainforest with UK and Malay Students looking at the problems of Oil Palm production to Rainforest ecosystems. He is author of a number of text books and geographical works.
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Rebecca Kitchen

Location: Buckingham, South East
Position: Head of Humanities and Geography, Aylesbury High School
Talk/Workshop topics: Using video cameras in fieldwork and in the classroom; G&T geographers.
Background: Rebecca is involved in the Geography Ambassadors scheme and has created KS3 resources for the Geography Teaching Today website.
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Malcolm Wright
Location:
Kent, South East
Position:
Geography Teacher / Consultant BA, FRGS, C (Geog)
Talk/Workshop topics:
Kent & Sussex Coastal Areas & Thames Gateway; Secondary & Further Expertise
Background: Past Chairman of Kent Geography Teachers' Association (and Secretary) 1992-2001; Past Regional Adviser CFBT KS3 Geography Curriculum; Now Freelance for Consultancy & Advisory work and covering secondary geography teaching vacancies within Kent area; FRGS (1992), C (Geog) Teacher 2007; Author of over 40 local geography and history books.
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Graeme Eyre
Location:
Essex, South East
Postition: Head of Geography and Geography Examiner
Talk/Workshop topics: Assessment at KS3, GCSE and Post-16. Combating issues with controlled assessment. Aiming for A* at A-level. International Baccalaureate Geography.
Background: Head of Geography at an 11-18 comprehensive school. Experienced Geography examiner for A-levels and International Baccalaureate. Also a Geographical Association Primary Geography Champion.
Website: www.graemeeyre.info
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Iain Palôt
Location: West Sussex
Position: Freelance consultant
Talk/Workshop topics: China, Development Issues, Rebranding London docklands and Olympic Park, Exam techniques, Fieldwork on the Sussex coast and in Northern France.
Background: Secondary teacher since 1964, various posts of seniority, Examiner, Chartered Geographer (Teacher), Chair GA Post 16 & HE Committee
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Jeff Stanfield
Location: Netley Abbey, Southampton
Position: County Adviser, Hampshire and Freelance Geography Consultant
Talk/Workshops topics: Foundation Stage - KS1-5; leading and managing geography as co-ordinator or department lead; consultancy work focuses on high quality learning and teaching in the subject; raising standards of attainment / achievement for all pupils; environmental education / ESD; the global dimension and outdoor learning.
Background: 20+ years teaching geography; adviser / inspector for Hampshire LA with 450+ primary and 70+ secondary schools; past Primary RGI Secondary team inspector; consultancy work across the country and abroad; writer for Mapping News and for the GA; leader for GA project 'Using ICT in KS4 Geography'. Published texts include 'See For Yourself' for KS1 and 'Think Through Geography' for KS3. I am especially committed to promoting geographical learning which requires children and young people to participate at a local to global scale - participatory geography.
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Paul Guinness
Location: London / Surrey
Position: Freelance consultant, author and tutor
Talk/workshop topics: Many aspects of human geography for IB and A-level including globalisation, population and resources, energy and development.
Background: Head of Geography in leading independent and state schools; Advisory teacher for Geography and Environmental Studies; Author and co-author of over 30 textbooks and 90 articles; Reviewer for the TES; Examiner for A-level and GCSE.
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Mel Norman
Location:
Brighton
Position:
PGCE Programme Leader & Geography Subject Route Leader
Within the GA I am currently the Editor of Teaching Geography and a member of the GA's Teacher Education Special Interest Group (TESIG). I am also a committee member of the Brighton & District Branch of the GA
Topics:
Particular interest in KS3 geography; all aspects of initial teacher education.
Background:
Former HoD Geography and Assistant Head.
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Maureen Ferguson
Location:
North Oxfordshire
Position:
Head of Geography and GA consultant
Topics:
Where and how to begin as a HOD; guidance on meeting challenges with pragmatism and still inspire and enthuse (staff as well as students!); how to organise and lead field work, local, domestic and international. Engaging and raising the profile of geography in the curriculum, increasing option numbers. Maximising performance at GCSE and A level.
Background:
An experienced geography specialist, experienced HOD in comprehensive, state sector, who has taught all Key Stages and abilities; Staff, Intern and NQT mentor; Eco School environmental coordinator(Green Flag status awarded); international and UK fieldwork leader recent locations include China, Namibia, Iceland, Morocco, Dorset and The Gower; sustainability; SGQM Centre of Excellence.
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Emily Rotchell
Location: Bracknell, South East
Position:
Senior Lecturer in Geography Education (Primary) and Subject Leader (University of Roehampton)
Talk/Workshop topics:
CPD/lectures/workshops on all aspects of Primary Geography.
Background: Specialism: Primary. Deputy Headteacher of an Infant School; Primary Geography Champion; Chartered Geographer; Member of the GA Early Years and Primary Committee.
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Paula Owens

Location:  Kent, South East
Position: Curriculum Development Leader (Primary) for the Geographical Association (p/t) and freelance consultant
Talk/Workshop topics: Teacher workshops and presentations on: ESD; Citizenship; Creative Curriculum; Neighbourhood Fieldwork and Affective mapping; Web based and written materials for CPD.
Background: Paula is a former primary deputy head and is now an author, PGQM moderator, leader of the Geography Champion’s scheme as part of the Action Plan for Geography, CPD INSET provider at Institute of Education and a consultant for the Ashden Awards.
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Jeff Stanfield
Location: Netley Abbey, Southampton
Position: County Adviser, Hampshire and Freelance Geography Consultant
Talk/Workshops topics: Foundation Stage - KS1-5; leading and managing geography as co-ordinator or department lead; consultancy work focuses on high quality learning and teaching in the subject; raising standards of attainment / achievement for all pupils; environmental education / ESD; the global dimension and outdoor learning.
Background: 20+ years teaching geography; adviser / inspector for Hampshire LA with 450+ primary and 70+ secondary schools; past Primary RGI Secondary team inspector; consultancy work across the country and abroad; writer for Mapping News and for the GA; leader for GA project 'Using ICT in KS4 Geography'. Published texts include 'See For Yourself' for KS1 and 'Think Through Geography' for KS3. I am especially committed to promoting geographical learning which requires children and young people to participate at a local to global scale - participatory geography.
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