In this book geography educators from around the globe discuss their research into the power of geographical thinking and consider successful strategies to implement, improve and advance geography education in research and practice. It addresses key topics in geography education, such as multicultural competence, the role of teachers, the geography curriculum, spatial thinking, geographic information systems, geocapabilities, and climate change. At a global level the contributors and editors bring together the most advanced collection of research and discussion surrounding issues in geography education. The book will be of interest to geography education researchers worldwide, including academics at university and teachers in schools, as well as professional geographers with an interest in education.
Clare Brooks is Honorary Secretary of the International Geographical Union – Commission for Geography Education, and a member of the International Steering Group. She is also Chair of the UK Committee of the Commission.? As Senior Lecturer in Geography Education at the UCL Institute of Education, she was worked on post-graduate programmes in geography education for fifteen years. Her research interests are in teachers’ use of their subject knowledge and how teachers geographical knowledge influences classroom practices.
Mary Fargher is a member of the UK Committee of the International Geographical Union - Commission for Geography Education. After six years working on post-graduate programmes, she now? leads the MA Geography in Education and Teach First geography programmes at UCL Institute of Education. Her research interests are in the use of geospatial technologies in supporting high quality teaching and learning in geography.<
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