June 13, 2017 at Leeds, United Kingdom in Leeds.
This hands-on course uses the outdoor environment as the inspiration to develop your geography curriculum. The National Curriculum states that geography should inspire in pupils a curiosity and fascination about the world that remains with them for the rest of their lives; what better way to achieve this than by immersing pupils in real-world geography outside of the classroom? The course will provide numerous ideas for engaging fieldwork and will increase teachers’ confidence in getting out of the classroom.
GA Personal/Group/Concessionary Member: £180
*Includes course fee and one year’s GA membership for your school to Primary Geography.
Aims and outcomes
-Feel confident in using the outdoor environment for hands-on geography.
-Understand how using the outdoor environment can contribute to outstanding geography.
-Develop geographical and cross-curricular activities that develop pupils’ geographical skills.
-Discuss and share ideas for outdoor geography with other primary teachers.
-Find out how to locate existing good practice, resources and further support.
09.00-09.30: Coffee and registration
09.30-11.00: Practical Session 1 – Sense of place
11.00-11.15: Refreshment break
11.15-13.00: Practical session 2 – Mapping
13.45-15.30: Practical session 3 – Plenary
To book and for more information visit: http://geography.org.uk/cpdevents/gacpdcourses/goingoutside/
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