Geography in education: exploring a definition
Explore the role of geography in education with this free course. Aimed at geography teachers and enthusiasts, it examines the purpose and characteristics of the subject. Discover the recent debates, aims, and links for further study. Enhance your understanding of geography’s place in the school curriculum.
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.