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About the GTE Conference

The Geography Teacher Educators' (GTE) Conference is an annual event where geography tutors from ITE courses all over the UK gather to exchange ideas, discuss each other's research and debate current issues within geography education.

Materials from previous Conferences can be accessed via the menu on the left.

2015 GTE Conference

The 2015 GTE Conference takes place from Friday 30 January to Sunday 1 February in Oxford.

Professor Danny Dorling, Halford Mackinder Professor of Geography and Fellow of St Peter's College, University of Oxford is Friday evening’s guest speaker and will presenting a lecture entitled 'The difficulties and rewards of talking to school children about inequality in one of the most unequal countries of the rich world'.

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Conference contributions

If you would like to submit an abstract and contribute at the conference please complete a contribution form and return to Roger Firth by 30 November 2014.

Venue and location

The conference takes place at Hawkwell House Hotel. The hotel is just two miles from the centre of Oxford, with easy access from the M4 and M40. It is approximately one hour drive from Heathrow Airport.


Overnight bed and breakfast accommodation is readily available at the hotel which boasts 77 bedrooms, so the conference is very much self-contained. Check-in is from 3pm and check out is before 11am.

Booking fees and packages

The deadline for registrations is 30 November 2014. If you have any queries please contact Roger Firth.

Booking packages are as follows:

A – Fully inclusive weekend £299

Includes refreshments and meals on all three days and two nights bed and breakfast accommodation (Friday/Saturday).

B - Friday night only £175

Includes refreshments and meals on Friday/Saturday and one night bed and breakfast accommodation (Friday).

C - Saturday night only £175

Includes refreshments and meals on Saturday/Sunday and one night bed and breakfast accommodation (Saturday).

A limited number of retired rate delegate places (maximum 4) are available for the 2015 GTE Conference (full weekend option only). These places are eligible for a £25 discount from the quoted fee and they will be allocated on a first come first served basis. Retired delegates interested in this offer should email/phone Lucy Oxley at the GA to enquire about remaining availability of these places before completing the online booking and payment form.

Whilst the Geography Teacher Educators Group remains independent we are very grateful to the GA for their administrative support.

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