Why Join the GA?

Supporting all teachers of geography

Geographical Association membership offers you support, guidance and expert advice for teaching geography.

Become a member and enjoy:

The GA offers categories of membership to suit every need – from trainees to teacher trainers, early career to retired teachers and from infant schools to the largest secondaries, colleges and universities.

Membership of the GA also gives you opportunities to:

Your membership of the GA helps give geography a voice. Together, we have real influence with government on matters that affect teachers of geography. Membership is open to all and we welcome support from any individual or organisation sharing our enthusiasm for furthering knowledge and understanding of geography through education. Find out more about what the GA does.

GA membership is great value too! Personal membership subscriptions are usually allowable expenses for Income Tax purposes. Ask your Tax Office to include your GA subscription in the calculation of your tax code, allowing you to receive tax relief on the amount you pay us. Download a letter template for your local Tax Office here.


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Emmanuel Majebele Lenga Guest

As my name appears, I'm among the members who got to attend the GA conference of 2009 held in Manchester. I appreciate the programs given by the GA to help activating the Geography Subject in schools. All these are to secure our Origin Planet from disappearance since we know that Geography is the only Solution. Immediately after the Conference I decided to join the higher education in my country Tanzania in order to boost up my Education. This is due to challenges I faced during the conference. I hope one day I will be among the RESCUER( campaigner) in this world. I wish All the Best for those who will attend this year's Conference. GA SURVIVE FOR EVER

Lucy Oxley

Lucy Oxley GA Staff

Dear Emmanuel

I am very pleased you enjoyed our Annual Conference and since attending have joined higher education in Tanzania.

With best wishes from all at the GA.

Lucy Oxley
Events Manager


Tumaini Hassan Guest

Hi. I am greatful to the GA for having granted me the opportunity to attend this years conference. I am a teacher of geography all the way from Mombasa-Kenya. Am very hopeful that the conference will enable me and other members who will attend to share and exchange ideas on matters pertaining geography as a whole. Especially understanding the pedagogical differences on geography teaching in my country Kenya vis a vis other member countries. Am longing for this day and how I wish it was tommorrow .


Dr Kevin Cook Guest

I am looking forward very much to welcoming you, Tumaini, to this year's Guildford conferece and am delighted to learn that you have obtained your visa and your flight is booked. The International Special Interest Group will ensure that your vsiit to Conference is memorable and that it helps you to develop the geography teaching in your school and enables you to make some useful contacts.


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