Activities/Events/Conferences: Geographical Association 2009
On Friday 17 April Helen Gadsby and Janet Speake, Senior Lecturer in Geography, Liverpool Hope University led a HERODOT workshop on Moving Geography Forward in collaboration with Karl Donert and Glenda Wall.
This was a discussion forum to investigate the current position of geography education in schools across the European Union and share ideas and practice in moving the subject forward using expertise from a range of examples across the European Union.
Members of the network from 9 countries attended having prepared discussion papers in advance of the event.
The workshop was hosted ay the GA 2009 conference in partnership with HERODOT.
Aleksandra Zaparucha -
School friendly but demanding – National curriculum reforms in Poland (pdf)
Daniela Schmeinch -
Moving geography forward – Germany (pdf)
Danuta Pirog -
Moving geography forward – Poland (pdf)
Eila Jeronen -
How Finland is moving geography into the future (pdf)
Herculano Cachinho -
Moving geography forward – Portugal (pdf)
Moving geography forward – Belgium (pdf)
Maria Pigaki and Kostis Koutsopoulos -
Cartography: An interdisiplinary tool for teaching and learnnig the world – The case of the children of nine years old (pdf)
Salih Sahin -
The future of geography education in Turkey (pdf)
Complete workshop papers (pdf)
mapping out the future of Geography
GA Annual Conference 2009
Launch of the Geocube
The GA Conference also saw the launch of the Geocube.
Explore the Geocube
Download the "do-it-yourself Geocube"
HERODOT is glad to be working with other organisations to promote and improve the learning and teaching of Geography. If you would like to be involved please contact Karl Donert, Project Coordinator