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GeoCapabilities 3 teacher toolkit published

The GeoCapabilities 3 project has published its teacher toolkit.

The toolkit targets geography teachers working in schools in challenging circumstances, supporting them in adopting a GeoCapabilities approach for social justice.

The presentation here provides an overview of the Teacher toolkit.

GeoCapabilities 3 Teacher Toolkit Overview

 

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A GeoCapabilities approach – the importance of academic Geography

Members of the GeoCapabilities Project participated in the recent International Geographic Union Commission for Geographic Education (IGU-CGE) conference held in Prague and online.

This presentation from the GeoCapabilities 3 project looks at how to make the teaching of Geography more powerful and meaningful to students. It examines access to and use of relevant and ‘new’ academic knowledge by teachers in the project.

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A GeoCapabilities approach – dealing with social justice

Members of the GeoCapabilities Project participated in the recent International Geographic Union Commission for Geographic Education (IGU-CGE) conference held in Prague and online.

This presentation from the GeoCapabilities 3 project looks at a social justice framework. Social Justice is described as a set of ideas underpinning the GeoCapabilities 3 project, which are broken down in the presentation into more workable and manageable ideas.

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Teaching about migration using a GeoCapabilities approach

Members of the GeoCapabilities Project participated in the recent International Geographic Union Commission for Geographic Education (IGU-CGE) conference held in Prague and online.

This presentation from the GeoCapabilities 3 project which looks at ‘vignettes’ as a way for teachers to connect with disciplinary knowledge and teaching about challenging geography topics in schools, framed by a social justice context.

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An extended GeoCapabilities bibliography

GeoCapabilities has become an important geographical education approach used in many countries around the world. It is directly used in schools and teacher training across Europe, Americas, Asia and Australia with related applied research.

This activity expands knowledge about the benefits and limitations of using the GeoCapabilities approach. The GeoCapabilities 3 project has produced an extended bibliography of published research.

Download the GeoCapabilities bibliography