NQT conference: making a difference in the classroom
Who this course is for
NQTs or early career teachers
Course date and location
London - Friday 10 March 2017
This course will explore a variety of geography teaching strategies including sensory-based learning. It will aim to refresh and introduce your knowledge on planning creative and memorable lessons alongside ways to make your classroom an exciting place.
The course will also look at effective revision lessons, and give you an opportunity to network and share ideas with like minded teachers. Through examining your teaching practise we look at ways to embed geographical skills into lessons and how to assess geographical progress.
Registration fees include all course materials, refreshments and lunch.
GA Personal/Group/Concessionary Member: £215
*Includes course fee and one year's GA membership for your school to Teaching Geography.
Aims and outcomes
- Explore ways to create memorable and exciting lessons to enthuse your students
- Explore strategies into embed geographical skills into your content focussed lessons.
- Explore different ways to assess students both in medium and short term planning and look at ways to progress in geography.
- Raise awareness of the GA and the projects you could take part in.
- Provides time to share knowledge and reflect on classroom experiences.
09.00-09.30: Coffee and registration
09.30-10.00: Session 1
What makes a good lesson, features and experiences of the classroom
10.00-11.00: Session 2
Planning for the progression of students in the geography curriculum
11.00-11.15: Refreshment break
11.15-12.45: Session 3
A look at different key stages, planning and teaching strategies that could be used effectively.
13.30-15.00: Session 4
A sensory approach to geography
15.00-15.30: Session 5
A look at the GA – What can they offer me? How can I be involved?
Caroline Martingell, Geography Subject Coordinator
If your organisation would like to include an insert in the delegate packs for this event, please contact Harriet Brookes.
Have a question about this course?
Contact the GA's Events Assistant Harriet Brookes (0114 296 0088) who will be happy to help.
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