IGU-CGE UK Committee

Events

Forthcoming Events:

2015 Research Forum will focus on Initial Teacher Education in Geography.  Date and presenters to be announced!

 

 

2014 Research Forum: Focus on Physical Geography

Held on Saturday 11th October between 1.30 and 3.30 in Room 802, Institute of Education, 20 Bedford Way.

Presentators were:

Clare McAlister (Clare's ppt)

Christopher King (Chris's ppt)

Graham Butt (Graham's ppt)

 

2013 Research Forum: A Story of Research in Geographical Education

Held on Saturday 2nd November 2013 at 1.30 – 3.30  in Room 804, Institute of Education, 20 Bedford Way, London WC1H 0AL

Presentations include:  

Clare Brooks:  What can we learn from 450 MA dissertations (1968-2013)?

Margaret Roberts: What we might need to know?

David Lambert: What are the issues facing those wishing to research geography education?   

Please note this is a free event! Everyone is welcome!

Event Flyer here 

 

Recent Events:

2011 Research Forum: held at the Institute of Education, Universtiy of London on Saturday, 15th October 2011.

Presentations included:

Diana Larsson: One Geography?

Julia Fox: Ideas for a PhD

John Halocha:  Primary Geographer 1989-2010

 

2010 Research Forum on Post Graduate Research in Geography Education held at the Institute of Education, Universtiy of London on Saturday, 16th October 2010.

Presentations included:

Indra Persaud: "Teaching Geography, the journal: a discourse analysis"

Jon Slinger: "Threshold concepts in secondary geography education"

Lauren Hammond: "Becoming a Londoner"

Richard Bustin: "Unsettling Settlement"

Alexander Isaac: "Observations on the challenges of introducing AFL"

 

2009 Research Forum: Learning from International Perspectives on Geographical Education

held at Institute of Education, University of London on Saturday, 17th October 2009

Papers presented:

 

Elaine Toh

Minsung Kim

Richard Boehm

Osvaldo Muniz

 

 

We have set up a live Skype link to Minsung Kim who will discuss Korean student’s understanding of spatial concepts, Richard Boehm and Osvaldo Muniz who are geography educationalists in the USA and Elaine Toh a geography education researcher at the Institute of Education.  They will present their papers and lead discussions on these three international perspectives on current research in geographical education.  

 

 

Forthcoming Events

2011 - International Symposium: "Making the Geography Curriculum"

to be held in collaboration with the Institute of Education, University of London in April 2011.

Register your interest here.

Call for Papers in July 2010

DEADLINE OF SUBMISSION OF PAPERS EXTENDED TO 31ST JANUARY 2011