Geography Teacher Training Opportunities

Teaching in geography, earth and environmental science: Workshop for early-career academics

The Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) is delighted to invite those in higher education who have been teaching in Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences for less than five years to a two-day workshop. This practical, activity-based event aims to develop subject-specific teaching skills and provide participants with the opportunity to share ideas and experiences with GEES colleagues from across the UK. Session topics include teaching large groups, engaging students as partners in learning, teaching with GIS, and giving assessment feedback.
Teaching in geography, earth and environmental science: Workshop for early-career academics
· Monday 19th November 11.00am – 5.00pm
· Tuesday 20th November 9.00am – 3.00pm
Any questions, please direct them to Catherine Souch (c.souch@rgs.org) or Martin Davis (M.Davis@rgs.org).
Venue: Royal Geographical Society, 1 Kensington Gore, London, SW7 2AR
Cost: £140, £225 including B&B accommodation

RGS-IBG Geography Teacher Training Scholarships

80 scholarships available including £27,500 tax-free funding.

UK Government funding

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