15 November 2023 at 16:00-18:00 GMT
This course has been developed for teachers of Pearson Edexcel A Level Geography and aims to strengthen your understanding of the Independent Investigation and build confidence in creating high quality A Level Geography fieldwork experiences.
The course will cover:
• understanding the aims and requirements of the Independent Investigation
• exploring the different roles of the teacher and student throughout the Independent Investigation, and how best to empower your students
• recognising what makes a high-quality investigation title, hypothesis or question/sub-questions, focus and methodology
• discovering how you can do more with less and build upon the best practices developed in the pandemic
• discovering what excellent fieldwork experiences look like at A Level
• consideration of the importance of great fieldwork experiences at GCSE
• practical ideas to take away and use in with your students.
This course has been designed and delivered by Rebecca Kitchen, Head of Professional Development at the Geographical Association. Rebecca has 16 years of experience in teaching geography and joined the GA in 2015. She has a wealth of experience in creating and delivering professional development, authoring educational resources and geographical education consultancy.
This course would be ideal for Early Career Teachers and those aspiring to a Head of Department role; it would be suitable for anyone looking to build their confidence and understanding of the Independent Investigation and what makes great geography fieldwork.
Please note: As this session may be repeated, and to ensure recorded content is not accessed by undisclosed third parties, it is Pearson’s policy not to share recordings for paid training events.
This event can count as 2 hours of CPD. You will receive an e-certificate by email, post attendance.