Global Learning Programme

GA Annual Conference Global Learning Pathway (FRIDAY 21 & SATURDAY 22 APRIL)

21 Apr 2017 - 22 Apr 2017 | Guildford
Start: 09:00 , end: 16:00
Provider: Geographical Association
Cost £: 195 credits per person
Aims of the course:

Delegates will be able to follow a programme of sessions linked to the Global Learning Programme (GLP) that will raise awareness of issues such as trade, development, identity, migration and diversity.

Expected outcomes of the course:

The global learning pathway will extend delegates’ subject knowledge and promote their thinking about developing pupils' understanding of global issues, particularly through enquiry and critical thinking. It will also provide information and support for teachers about different ways to engage with the GLP.

Embedding global learning in your teaching:

This CPD pathway will help deepen teachers’ own knowledge and make sense of linking different aspects of global learning, for example through curriculum making and progression, and strengthen aspects of their classroom practice.

Course aimed at:

KS2 and KS3

Curriculum subjects explored in this course:

Geography, Citizenship

Content focus:

Curriculum development; Development of specific subject (i.e. Maths, English etc.) or curriculum area; Teaching and learning



Trainer details:

Jon-Paul Davies, Geography Teacher, d'Overbroeck's College, Oxford and Member of the GA Sustainability and Citizenship Group Dr Ian Cook, Associate Professor of Geography, University of Exeter Alan Parkinson, Head of Geography, King's Ely Junior School Dr Peter Mackie, Senior Lecturer, Cardiff School of Geography and Planning, Cardiff University Susan Knight, Secretary of GA International Special Interest Group Nicholas Roxburgh, Postgraduate student, Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy, University of Leeds Michelle Minton, Teacher of Geography, The Morley Academy, Leeds Liz Smith, Head of Ebacc/Head of Geography at Seaford Head School, East Sussex Jane Ferretti, PGCE Lead, University of Sheffield Gill Miller, Senior Lecturer, University of Chester

Other information:

The GA Annual Conference global learning pathway takes place on Friday 21 and Saturday 22 April. You can attend one or both days. Each year the GA Annual Conference attracts more than 750 delegates from all phases of geography education. At the 2014 Conference in Guildford more than 30 countries were represented at our international Conference. Your registration will give you access to all sessions within the programme, lunch and refreshments, an Exhibition of over 50 organisations and networking opportunities.

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