RIGEO: Review of International Geographical Education Online
Review of International Geographical Education Online (RIGEO) is an international online refereed geographical education journal which welcomes articles on all aspects of geographical education at all levels of the education system.
RIGEO seeks to build a bridge between geography teachers, researchers, policy makers, and practitioners to help focus on best practices in learning, teaching, training, curriculum and publications in geographical education.
RIGEO is published twice a year and provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public will support a greater exchange of geographical education knowledge on an international scale.
One of our aims by founding this journal is to add a synergy in international geographic education. Especially in teaching geography 'synergy' comes through not only within geographical educators but also the teaching of ecological and environmental topics in co-operation with the science educators and teachers (where scientific matters are involved) and with the economics/commercial educators where matters of organisation/ finance/ social conditions are involved. Thus, RIGEO seeks to build bridge between geography and other related practicing educators, researchers, policymakers and practitioners to help focus on best practices in learning, teaching, training, curriculum, textbooks etc.
Issue One: January 2011
The first issue of RIGEO was published in January 2011. The editorial panel welcomes contributions for future issues from geography education professionals around the world.
As RIGEO has an international scope, authors are encouraged to focus on the underlying aspects of their research that make the work relevant for the larger community of geography educators and policymakers in a global dimension.
If you would like to contribute a paper, or if you would like to get involved in RIGEO's council or committees, please contact the journal editor Dr Eyüp Artvinli.
Supported by the Geographical Association
RIGEO's aims align closely with the GA's own charitable objective of furthering geographical knowledge and understanding through education.
Members of the Editorial Board include:
Professor David Lambert, GA Chief Executive 2002-12
John Halocha, GA President 2009-10
Karl Donert, GA Honorary Vice-President 1997-2000
Professor Simon Catling, GA President 1992-93
RIGEO readers may also be interested in the GA's journals: Geography, our international journal for lecturers, students and teachers in Post-16 geography education, and Geog-Ed, our free online journal for geography ITE tutors.
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