A Different View: a manifesto from the Geographical Association

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A Different View
is a manifesto from the Geographical Association. It makes a compelling case for geography's place in the curriculum. But the world changes, and so does the curriculum. A Different View, and the supporting materials on this website, are designed to be used in any context where geography is taught, explained, encouraged or promoted.

The links below take you to all the supporting materials, from practical classroom activities using the images in A Different View, to ways of using the manifesto to promote geography. To get you started, this document suggests some of the different contexts in which A Different View can be used.

A Different View Video

This Animoto video forms a lively introduction to A Different View and the themes within it. You can also view the video directly on the Animoto website or the longer version which features more detailed captions. Ideal to use at open evenings, with parents, governors, your leadership team or at options evenings.

 

Images and activities

high quality lesson ideas with downloadable image packs, covering Foundation to key stage 5

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Booklet downloads and supporting materials

PDFs of the full booklet and each section, plus supporting materials including journal articles and book chapters

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A Different View and YOU

How a Different View fits in with your areas of interest, covering Foundation to P16, diplomas, outdoor learning, GIS and more...

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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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Links

Where to go for further support from the GA, fellow teachers and other organisations

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Photo credits

Find out more about the stunning photos featured in A Different View and the linked image families

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Comments

Let us know what you think about A Different View, how you've used it or how you think it could be developed in the future

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A Different View has been produced and funded by the Geographical Association. The GA maintains its independence through the support of its members, whose subscriptions provide the GA's core funding and who give the GA its authority to speak for geography and its role in schools. If you are not already a member of the GA, you can join online now. We need your support!

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