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‘Geography at the Edge of Change’ Our annual conference this year will be held in Great National Hotel Ballina, Co. Mayo on Friday 22nd and Saturday 23rd September 2017 (http://www.hotelballina.ie). GeoPoint should arrive by Wednesday 6th September. Online booking via Eventbrite booking will open on Wednesday 6th September. Please note: […]

43rd Annual Conference – Ballina



Up coming plenary sessions on the 2018 Geographical Investigation. This session is an opportunity to share practice and discuss approaches to the 2018 GI. Chaired by Peter Lydon Laois Education Centre 1st March 2017 – This session is full. Dublin West Education Centre, Tallaght, 15th March 2017 – This session […]

2018 Geographical Investigation – Plenary



The purpose of this post is to update AGTI members on the current developments in the drafting of the new Junior Cycle Geography Syllabus. Until the final draft syllabus (called a ‘specification’) is released for consultation, the exact details of the syllabus are confidential. However, the aim here is to […]

New Junior Cycle Geography Draft Syllabus – Update November 2016









Have your say – Teaching Council looking for teachers’ views on the Draft Framework for Teachers’ Continuing Professional Development <http://www.nabmse.org/2015/06/have-your-say-teaching-council-are-looking-for-stakeholders-views-on-draft-framework-for-teachers-continuous-professional-development/> Last October, the Council embarked on a consultation process with teachers to learn about their experience of professional learning. The goal was to enhance its understanding of their learning journey […]

Cosán – Teaching Council’s Policy of Continuing Professional Development



PDST Technology in Education is currently offering an online course ‘Scoilnet Maps for Geography Teachers <http://www.pdsttechnologyineducation.ie/en/Training/Courses/Scoilnet-Maps-for-Geography-Teachers.html> ’ (duration 1.5 hours), which can be completed either individually or in conjunction with a group of teachers. This course is targeted specifically at post primary geography teachers. It is available via TeacherCPD.ie <http://teachercpd.ie/> […]

Scoilnet Maps – Online Course




This session has been cancelled WED, OCT 7, 2015 AT 7:30 PM PME/NQT Support Session Dublin West Education Centre, Dublin, Ireland This is a plenary workshop session to support NQTs and PME Students. Free memebrship of the East Central Branch will be available to PME students at the meeting. You […]

PME/NQT Support Session





I am always looking for opportunities to engage in capacity building among geography teachers. It was obvious that a teacher could be appointed as a Subject Coordinator (Head of Geography Department) yet not have any specific training to enable them to really develop their role in a meaningful way. So, […]

Geography Coordinators Meeting


41st Annual Conference of the Association of Geography Teachers of Ireland The Tower Hotel, Waterford. Friday 18th and Saturday 19th September 2015 http://www.towerhotelwaterford.com 41st-Annual-Conference-2015-Programme  Book your place now – click here! **If you received a members newsletter, the dates for East Central Branch events have been revised. The correct dates […]

41st Annual Conference