Geography in education: exploring a definition
Geography in education: exploring a definition

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Geography in education: exploring a definition


This unit was prepared for by John Morgan. John works at Bristol University where he teaches on the geography PGCE course. Before that he taught geography in schools and colleges. He is the co-author of Essential AS Geography (2000) Nelson Thornes and Teaching to Learn Geography (forthcoming) RoutledgeFalmer.

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Rawling, E. ‘School Geography in England 1991-2001’. Based upon a paper entitled ‘The Politics and Practicalities of Curriculum Change 1991- 2000: issues arising from a study of school geography in England’, published in The British Journal Of Educational Studies, Vol. 49, No. 2, Oxford, Blackwell, (June 2001).

Dea Birkett, ‘The school we’d like’, From The Guardian, 5 June 2001. Used by permission of the author.

The Guardian, 27 November 2001. Used with the authors permissions.

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