Geographical Association

Join the GA

The leading subject association for all teachers of geography

GA Study Tour to Tanzania 2011


Tanzania 2011: Zanzibar, Kilimanjaro and the Serengeti

July - August 2011

Each year the International Special Interest Group runs a Study Tour for geography teachers. Past tours have visited China, South Africa, Mexico and Kenya. Next year we will be spending around 15 days in Tanzania, from the end of July to the middle of August.

We will be based in two centres, Zanzibar and the Moshi/Arusha area. The tour will focus on aspects of geography currently being taught in UK schools, with an extensive programme to include the impacts of tourism in Zanzibar and the Kilimanjaro region, a visit to Makalema High School with a guided tour of the area to include local markets, village life, and a visit to a small scale coffee farmer. We will also have the chance to join staff of Makalema High School in a traditional celebration meal.

The towns of Moshi and Arusha will be the base to study the impacts of urban growth and also visit the co-operative coffee union headquarters and processing plant. There will also be the time to relax and enjoy the delights of the small islands of Zanzibar and game park drives in Serengeti or the Ngorongoro crater. 

Pricing and further information

Our target price is £2000. There will be two bursaries of £500 each for a primary and secondary teacher in their first five years in the profession. 

If you are interested and would like to receive further information, please contact the tour leader Lizzie Wilshaw.

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.

GA members can add a profile picture and their comments appear instantly

Join the GA

Please complete all fields

Journals - Free Access for GA Members

The Autumn 2014 issue of Primary Geography focuses on geography out of the classroom.

The Autumn 2014 Teaching Geography focuses on teaching about places.

The Autumn 2014 issue of Geography

Online Shop - Up to 30% Discount for all GA Members

Global Energy Security (DVD)

£61.99 / £50.99 *

Add to basket

Collins Junior World Atlas (Third edition)

£9.99 / £8.99 *

Add to basket

Debating Energy Futures: Coal, Gas and Nuclear (DVD)

£61.99 / £50.99 *

Add to basket

KS3 Geography Teachers’ Toolkit. Introducing India: What ar..

£18.99 / £13.99 *

Add to basket

KS3 Geography Teachers’ Toolkit. The Role of Stones: How do ..

£18.99 / £13.99 *

Add to basket
<-- -->

Your shopping basket is empty.

Items in basket 0

Basket Total £0.00

View/Edit Basket

* Applies to Full Personal, Group and
Concessionary members only

Resource Finder

Enter a keyword below or click 'advanced search' for more options

Advanced Search

Resources section
  • Visit the Discover the World website for geography resources
  • Find out more
  • Advertisement:

© Copyright The Geographical Association 2013

Charity No: 1135148 Company No: 07139068

Website design and development by Ledgard Jepson