Category Archives: Curriculum

New ‘Blue Reserves’ to Protect Marine Environment

I was fortunate enough to get a few decent days at Ladram Bay in the good weather this month before the storms blew in. Apart from giving me a great opportunity to study the fascinating geology of this part of … Continue reading

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Space Travel – Future Tourist Boom?

With the 50th anniversary of the moon landing celebrated last month, it reminds me of some changes that will need to be made to any lessons on modern tourism. We now have to consider the concept of ‘space tourism’ becoming … Continue reading

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New Population Data For The Classroom

Some recently released population data from the United Nations show some interesting future projections. Four of the 10 most populous countries in the world – Brazil, Bangladesh, Russia and Mexico – will no longer be among the top 10 in … Continue reading

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The Role Of Tourism In The Global Economy – An Update

The World Tourism Organisation (UNTWO) has recently released some figures that show how tourism is playing an increasingly important role in the global economy. According to their data, In 2018 there were a record 1.4 billion international tourist arrivals – … Continue reading

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Teaching About World Heritage Sites

Continuing the theme of World Heritage Sites from the last two blog entries, here is a lesson I used to use when investigating the Jurassic Coast with key stage three students. It has been adapted from an original idea created … Continue reading

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Visiting World Heritage Sites

Following on from the last blog entry at the end of July, I got to thinking about the World Heritage Sites I have been lucky enough to visit myself over years of travel. Following the UNESCO 2019 ‘update’ meeting in … Continue reading

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New World Heritage Sites

Earlier this month, representatives of UNESCO held their annual meeting to decide if any additions are warranted to their list of World Heritage Sites. The 2019 meeting was held in Baku, Azerbaijan – and added 29 new cultural and natural … Continue reading

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