A Manifesto for geography

The GA's manifesto for geography A Different View, published in 2009, describes geography as 'one of humanity's big ideas' and makes a compelling case for geography's place in the curriculum. It shows the value of thinking geographically, provides an introduction to 'living geography' and some important reflections on the changing role of fieldwork, demonstrating the practical importance of 'real world' geography. You can use the Manifesto to promote geography and in any context where geography is taught, explained or encouraged. A Different View was produced and funded by the GA, as part of its charitable role to advocate for geography education. You can support this work by joining the GA now.

Use the sections below to find images from the Manifesto, support materials and practical classroom activities to help you promote geography and develop understanding of the subject.

Download the Manifesto for geography (PDF)


Key Messages

Ideas about geography education promoted by the Manifesto, plus supporting articles.

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Images and activities

High quality lesson ideas with downloadable image packs, covering Foundation Stage to A level.

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Using the Manifesto for geography 

How to use the Manifesto for geography with colleagues, parents and others.

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Promoting geography

How to encourage your students to study geography, plus a promotional video for A Different View

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World Issues survey

Find out what 11-14 year olds would like to learn by reading the results of this Ipsos MORI survey commissioned by the GA in 2009

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