Geography Teacher Educators' Conference

About the GTE Conference

The Geography Teacher Educators' (GTE) Conference is an annual event, which takes place early in the year, 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 here.

GTE Conference 2017

The 2017 GTE Conference takes place from Friday 27 January to Sunday 29 January in Plymouth.

Book a place on this Conference

Venue and location

The conference takes place at the Jurys Inn. The hotel is located on Exeter Street, conveniently beside the historic quarter, Jurys Inn offers an easy 10 minute walk to the city centre (and bus stations) where Plymouth is yours to explore and enjoy. If you want explore outside Plymouth, the world-famous Dartmoor National Park is a 45 minute drive.


Overnight bed and breakfast accommodation is readily available at the hotel, so the conference is very much self-contained. Check-in is from 2pm and check out is before 12 noon. All bedrooms are climate-controlled and feature a flat-screen TV and free WiFi.

Conference contributions

If you would like to submit an abstract and contribute at the conference please complete a contribution form and return to Kay Chapman by 2 December 2016.

Booking fees and packages

The deadline for registrations is 9 January 2017. If you have any queries please contact Kay Chapman.

Booking packages are as follows:

A – Fully inclusive weekend £297

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

B - Friday night only £177

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

C - Saturday night only £177

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

D- Saturday day only £87

Includes refreshments, lunch and evening meal on Saturday only.

A limited number of retired rate delegate places (maximum 4) are available for the 2017 GTE Conference (full weekend option only). These places are eligible for a £20 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 Harriet Brookes 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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