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Global Learning Programme

Global Learning Programme

The Global Learning Programme is a five-year project funded by the Department for International Development to promote awareness and understanding of global issues from KS1-P16.

KS4 ICT

KS4 ICT

This exciting project area contains 23 separate ideas for using digital learning resources at Key Stage 4, from polar bears to podcasting...

Making Geography Happen

Making Geography Happen

This Action Plan funded project is about good quality, innovative curriculum-making in primary and secondary geography. It focuses on the work done by students in geography lessons and how this contributes to their wider understanding of the world.

Making My Place in the World

Making My Place in the World

Funded by the Paul Hamlyn Foundation, this new GA project aims to help students develop speaking and listening skills and expand their geographical knowledge by exploring the local area. These pages include further information about the project, teaching resources and activity ideas.

London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games

London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games

The Planet Sport area features lots of ideas and resources to help you carry out fieldwork around the Olympic Park and other areas of East London. These pages also include a variety of photographs and links all relating to the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Violent Earth

Violent Earth

In this series of lessons, Year 8 students learned about the basics of plate tectonics, how and why earthquakes happen and how countries can minimise their impact. The activities were varied and included creative writing, practical tasks and drama.

Global Dimension

Global Dimension

Find out about how and why to introduce the global dimension into your Key Stage 3 geography classroom.

Where Will I Live?

Where Will I Live?

The question 'Where Will I Live?' appears to be straightforward, yet our answer is informed by some of the biggest decisions that individuals make. In the middle of a recession, this 2006 GA project is just as relevant today as it was then.

Changing Environments

Changing Environments

Part of the Primary Handbook Extension Project, this page offers some creative ideas for using Jeannie Baker's books with 6-9 year olds.

Investigating coasts with Year 5 pupils

Investigating coasts with Year 5 pupils

In this unit of work, pupils were introduced to the Lincolnshire coastal town Skegness. Through field visits and classroom activities, the pupils learned about coastal environments, erosion and sea defences. They also learned about life in a contrasting locality, tourism, human and physical processes and map skills.

Valuing Places CPD Units

Valuing Places CPD Units

Have a look at our geography CPD units for KS2-3 focusing on Geographical Imaginations, Think Maps and Place & Interconnectedness. Each unit includes a curriculum review activity and a classroom idea.

Building Sustainable Communities

Building Sustainable Communities

This project asks two questions: 'what is meant by "sustainable communities"?' and 'how do geographical skills lead to engagement?'.

Journals - Free Access for GA Members

The Autumn 2014 issue of Primary Geography focuses on geography out of the classroom.

The Autumn 2014 Teaching Geography focuses on teaching about places.

The Autumn 2014 issue of Geography

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