Study Tours

Each year the GA’s International Special Interest Group (ISIG) organises an overseas Study tour specifically for geography teachers. The tours aim to introduce geographical educators to key aspects of the contemporary geography of the destination country.

Past Tours have included visits to China, Ethiopia, Kenya, Mexico, Poland and South Africa and this year we are visiting Singapore and Malaysia. Booking for the 2016 study tour to Singapore and Malaysia is now closed.

Details for the 2017 Study tour will be added soon. For more information email Kevin Cook at cook.k3@sky.com.

Cooler China Study tour 2014

For its 6th visit since 2000, after Beijing and the Great Wall, the tour took a path less frequented by foreign visitors.

The tour ran from 29 July to 12 August, passing Beijing, Harbin (Heilongjiang Prov.), Changchun (Jilin), Shenyang and Dalian (Liaoning) in the North East region of the country.

The itinerary aimed to address geographical themes of urban development and planning, water resource management and flood control, wetland conservation, population policy and dynamics, tourism 'honeypot' management, volcanic landscapes, agricultural change, transport geography (HS railways, port development)... among others.

Comment on this page

Comments made by GA members appear instantly and don't require security words to be entered - make sure you're logged in! Guest comments will be sent to a moderator for approval.

Join the GA

For professional journals, huge discounts on publications and CPD and online access to member only resources.

Join now

Journals

  • Primary Geography
  • Teaching Geography
  • Geography

Free access to subscribers

  • Rayburn Tours
Receive our email newsletters

Sign up to our email newsletter for all the latest news and updates throughout the year.