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Analysis of 2016 Geography GCSE and A Level Results

Time to reflect on the Geography exam results for 2016: GCSE: (Table extracted from jcq.org.uk) Main points: # GCSE geography entries increased by 7% with 15,958 more students choosing to study the subject compared to the previous year. # Geography … Continue reading

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Geography Chat on Twitter

If you are a Twitter user – the Geography open forum continues next Wednesday (September 7th) at 7.30 pm, hosted by @MrsHumanities If you missed the first Geog Chat session – which focused on the new GCSE and A Level … Continue reading

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Date For Your Diary: Twitter Chat For Geographers

Calling all geography teachers! There will be a public forum on Twitter starting: Wednesday 31st August from 7.30-8pm All are welcome to contribute or just watch what is happening.. A great way to make new connections and squirrel new ideas. … Continue reading

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Support Groups For New Exams

I know that a lot of geography teachers are currently slaving away in their holidays to prepare for new year and the new GCSE exam syllabi.  A couple of new collaborative groups have been set up on Facebook to share … Continue reading

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Classroom or Personal Inspiration?

It was fantastic this month to watch England deliver such a heavy rugby defeat over Australia on their own turf. Full praise goes to the players, but should also be heaped upon the coaching staff. While reading some of the … Continue reading

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Where Will You Find Me At The 2016 Geography Conference?

It isn’t long now to the annual Geography Association Conference – held again this time in Manchester from April 7th to 9th. I always look forward to meeting up with some of my ‘Geo friends’, and here is a summary … Continue reading

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BETT 2016

It’s truly exciting to start a new year with some fresh ideas, and they are always found in abundance at the annual BETT show, held at London’s Excel Arena. I was lucky enough to spend two days at the exhibition … Continue reading

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