Apprenticeships in the ‘green sector’ (not just Geography or STEM!)

If you're a Geography or STEM educator, and you're looking for a convincing arguement to get those youngsters into your courses as a way of increasing their options for the future. Then look no further! You're going to want to read this!

A comprehensive resource bank for teaching climate change

I am delighted to announced that a comprehensive and in-depth set of resources linked to the Geography syllabus about climate change is now available via the Geographical Assoication. They come complete with teachers notes, student worksheets, glossaries and links to further reading/resources.

Original art produced for 'The Phoenix' by Laila Arêde.

Teachers: we have climate-anxious youngsters, but can we do something about it

An excerpt from an article that I wrote for 'The Phoenix', a newletter by climate journalist Eric Holthaus, which focusses "most closely on humanizing this planetary emergency: being transparent about the challenges we’re facing and the complex emotions we’re all feeling, and being honest about what we need to do to radically transform our society." The banner image is original art produced for 'The Phoenix' by Laila Arêde.

Turning football hysteria into teaching resources: Euro 2020 (2021)

Turning football hysteria into teaching resources: Euro 2020 and development indicators.

I’ll have some Geography with my Coffee…

I'll have some Geography with my Coffee...! The launch of 'Coffee & Geography Podcast' is just days away! Read why you should listen in and subscribe! #geography #geographyteacher

School safeguarding policy should consider climate change and eco-anxiety

A combination of research and experience has led me to strongly believe that climate change should be considered a safeguarding issue, therefore senior leadership at any school should give it greater attention. If you are a teacher in need of a compelling argument to take to your SLT, this could be it.

GAConf21: Thoughts & ideas from the community

This page collates notes and ideas from attendees of #GAConf21. Make sure you give them a follow and send them a message of thanks! Want to share your notes or ideas that have stemmed from the conference? Let me know!

My experience of geography fieldwork as a trans kid: a call for reflection

As schools start thinking about a return to residential fieldtrips, I share, for the first time, some traumatic memories in order to encourage all educators who engage in fieldwork, field centers and tutors to reflect and consider the extent they create a safe environment for all children, in this case, gender non-conforming and transgender children. Content warning included.

International Transgender Day of Visibility: A ‘decolonising’ perspective

A post for TDOV2021. While the narrative around decolonising education has largely coalesced around racial inequality and movements such as Black Lives Matter, and rightly so, gender diversity intersects exceptionally strongly with it.

Radical School Geography – Launch Event

Radical School Geography aims to push Geography’s critical edge and so support the development of a new and better society. Join us to democratically build an alternative vision of school #geography. #geographyteacher #radicalgeography #RadSG