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Geography in education: exploring a definition

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This free course, Geography in education: exploring a definition, is aimed at geography teachers, or those with an interest in studying or teaching geography. It looks at the contribution that geography can make in the education of young people and the characteristics and purpose of geography as a subject.

Course learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • review some of the recent debates about the place of geography in the school curriculum
  • consider the different aims of geographical education
  • demonstrate an engagement with some links for further study.

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