GA Publishers' Awards

Introduction

The Geographical Association Publishers' Awards recognise resources that make a significant contribution to geography in primary schools, secondary schools or colleges, and encourage the creative development of new materials.

Publishers and authors are invited to enter resources in the following categories:

  • Early Years and Primary
  • Secondary and beyond
  • Professional Development (all phases)
  • Other

In 2016 we received entries from:
Digital Explorer
Esri UK
Royal Bath High School
Royal Geographical Society
Austin Macauley
Teachit Geography
ZigZag Education

The Awards Ceremony

The GA Publishers’ Awards are presented at the GA Annual Conference and Exhibition. Winners will be invited to the Awards Presentation and printed in the Conference Handbook. A Gold Certificate will be given for the best overall entry, and Silver and/or Highly Commended Certificates may be awarded in each category.

The winners will receive permission to use the GA Publishers’ Award logo on the winning resource and on relevant marketing literature. As well as, exposure through the GA social media networks and coverage in the summer issue of GA Magazine sent to 5000 members.

Judging criteria

The judges consider:

Impact - the significance of the contribution that the material is likely to make to the quality of geographical education in the UK.

Quality - the quality of the material in terms of geographical content, design, presentation and/or production.

Usability - the usefulness and appropriateness of the product in terms of its application in the geography classroom and/or professional development.

Originality - the originality of the concept or the approach on which the product is based.

Submission

The deadline for submitting a resource is 5 December 2016. To submit an entry please complete the Entry Form and return with payment, two copies of your entry and a short report (maximum 300 words) on the significance of the material to geographical education. To qualify, the material must have been first produced in the twelve months prior to the closing date of 6 December 2016.

See this year’s winners

2016 award winners >>>

See previous year's winners:

2015 award winners >>>
2014 award winners >>>
2013 award winners >>>

If you have any queries, please contact Harriet Brookes (0114 296 0088).

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