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 (cancelled)



Course overview

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.

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.

Course programme

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.

12.45-13.30: Lunch

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?

15.30: Close

Course presenter

Caroline Martingell, Geography Subject Coordinator

Marketing opportunities

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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