Planning and implementing an improved BGE Geography course

Geography 11-14 Teacher Training

Ian Geddes, Carly Blackman

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Why attend?

Review and refresh your BGE Geography curriculum. This full-day course covers everything you need to consider: topics, skills, assessment and resources.
With the help of Geography experts Ian and Carly, you will:
  •  Gain an overview of the topics to be covered, how these fit in with the CfE benchmarks and how you can overcome the challenges facing BGE Geography
  • Discuss how literacy, numeracy and health and wellbeing can be integrated into your Geography curriculum
  • Identify the key skills that pupils need to develop and the best ways to deliver these skills across all levels
  • Find out how to track progress from S1 to S3 and how to use assessment to enhance pupil performance
  • Return to school with the confidence, ideas and resources to plan and implement your new BGE course and raise the profile of Geography within your school
Booking reference: GE110920


9.45am Registration and coffee
10.00am Topics
  • What is being covered in S1–S3?
  • Link to benchmarks / numeracy / literacy
  • Good practice, standards and tips to raise the profile of Geography
11.15am Morning coffee
11.30am Skills
  • What are the key skills?
  • How can these skills be delivered?
12.30pm Lunch
1.30pm Assessment opportunities
  • Tracking and monitoring progress
  • Formative vs summative assessment
2.30pm Resources
  • What resources are available?
  • Examples of good practice
  • Opportunity for delegates to share resources
Includes a short break for afternoon tea
3.20pm Review and reflect
3.30pm Course ends



Venue TBC
We will try to confirm the venue
at least 2-3 weeks before the
event takes place.
Central Glasgow