Leading a successful geography department
Who this course is for
Recently appointed secondary geography subject leaders, or those who aspire to such a role.
Course date and location
London - Monday 22 June 2015
This course will explore how new geography subject leaders can maximise the impact that they have on colleagues and students. Drawing on best practice from successful geography departments across the country you will be challenged to reflect upon what you are trying to achieve, critically assess the methods you employ and plan workable solutions to the issues faced in schools.
Delegate reviews of this course
"Spot on, very refreshing, lots of good ideas!"
“Lots of practical ideas to use in the classroom and department”
Registration fees include all course materials, refreshments and lunch.
GA Personal/Group/Concessionary Member: £160
New Member Package*: £262
GA Personal/Group/Concessionary Member: £180
New Member Package*: £282
*Includes course fee and one year's GA membership for your school to Teaching Geography.
Aims and outcomes
- Develop and shape your 'vision' for geography
- Consider how to create and sustain a high-quality geography department
- Become more confident in developing the profile of geography in a whole-school context
- Discuss strategies to address particular issues in your school.
09.00-09.30: Coffee and registration
09.30-11.00: Session – What does high-quality geography look like? How can we achieve this in our departments?
11.00-11.15: Refreshment break
11.15-12.45: Session – What challenges and opportunities are subject leaders facing in this time of change? How can use these opportunities to develop the profile of geography in our schools?
13.30-15.30: Session – What issues are facing us in our individual schools? How can we tackle these issues?
Catherine Owen (CGeog), Head of Geography, The King Alfred School, Somerset
If your organisation would like to include an insert in the delegate packs for this event, please contact Lucy Oxley.
Have a question about this course?
Contact the GA's Events Manager Lucy Oxley (0114 296 0088) who will be happy to help.
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