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Becoming a GA author

The Geographical Association publishes a large and varied range of resources on many aspects of geography and geographical education. Ideas for new publications are always welcomed from individuals or groups.

This page explains how you can turn your ideas into print, and how the GA will support you in the process. We would like to give as many members as possible the opportunity to write, and particularly to encourage new authors.

You can find out more about the GA's publishing mission in our Author Information Pack.

Writing for GA Journals

We produce three journals, each of which is published three times a year:

Primary Geography (formerly Primary Geographer) - specially designed for teachers at Foundation and Key Stages 1&2, inspiring primary teachers to incorporate geography into the primary curriculum successfully, with better understanding and increased confidence.

Teaching Geography - our journal for secondary geography teachers, aiming to keep them informed about recent developments, resources and CPD opportunities.

Geography - an international journal for teachers, lecturers and students of geography. Relaunched with great success in 2008, this full colour publication ensures that the latest geographical research is both engaging and accessible.

Don't be deterred if you haven't written before. We've prepared some jargon-free tips on writing articles for Primary Geography and Teaching Geography and further information about writing for all three journals can be downloaded below.


Writing for GA Publications

If you would like to write something more substantial than a journal article and are considering authoring a book or resource pack, you are welcome to submit a publications proposal for consideration by the Publications Board.

A comprehensive guide to the GA publishing process, including advice on preparing your proposal, is available to download below. If you have any queries, please contact the Publications and Journals Manager Ruth Totterdell.


Writing for GA Magazine

GA Magazine is a 32-page full colour magazine sent out to all members every term. We welcome a variety of contributions including event reports and listings, Branch updates, news items and longer articles. Please send contributions via email to Dorcas Brown - specific items for 'Webwatch' should go to Alan Parkinson, and 'Meanderings' to Paula Richardson.

Writing for the GA Websites

We welcome contributions for our websites www.geography.org.uk, www.barnabybear.co.uk, www.geographyteachingtoday.org.uk and www.youngpeoplesgeographies.co.uk. Lesson plans, classroom resources, news items, event reports, teaching tips and case studies are just a few examples of content submitted by GA members in the past. If you'd like to contribute, contact Milan Recknagel.

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