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Venue: Maldron Hotel, Tallaght, Dublin 24. Dates: Friday 28th & Saturday 29th September 2018 Friday 28th September 2018 7.30pm – Registration Commencement 8.00pm Sixty Photographs for Simon – A presentation in aid of the Simon Community Vincent Butler Geographical Investigation 2018 & 2019 Plenary  Chaired by Peter Lydon ———— Buffer reception follows […]

2018 Conference – Draft Programme


2018 Annual Conference 28th and 29th September 2018 Maldron Hotel, Tallaght, Dublin This page will be regularly updated as the programme is finallised Friday 28th September 2018 8.00pm AGTI Giving Vinnie Butler – Short presentation in aid of Simon Community 8.15pm GI Marking Scheme 2018 Plenary &  Carrying out a […]

2018 Annual Conference




It is with great sadness we heard of the death of Eileen Holland who died in February this year. Eileen became a member of AGTI  in September 1966. Soon after she came to Ireland when her husband Charles was appointed Professor of Geology and Mineralogy at Trinity College.  Eileen taught […]

Eileen Holland



The 2018 Conference will be held in Dublin  on Friday 28th and Saturday 29th of September (*provisionallly* dates) *****This is a call for papers. As an example of presentations, Teachers could present on Classroom methodologies to enhance the teaching of Geography Planning and/or assessment in Geography How to approach particular topics […]

AGTI Conference 2018 – Call for Papers



Changes The new Junior Cycle Specification contains a *small* number of changes in content between the old syllabus and the new. This is a link to the final, official version of the Specification. There is much less on climates (unless your class would like to go into more detail on […]

Planning for the Junior Cycle Geography Specification – Ready, Get ...


North Midlands Branch Approaching Leaving Certificate Geography This workshop is targeted at teachers new to LC geography. It aims to: 1. Examine the syllabus requirements 2. Outline the assessment procedures 3. Suggest some methods and approaches 4. Identify and consider some resources Mr. Tony Dunne Tuesday 20th February 7:30pm – […]

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Approaching Leaving Certificate Geography This workshop is targeted at teachers new to LC geography. It aims to: 1. Examine the syllabus requirements 2. Outline the assessment procedures 3. Suggest some methods and approaches 4. Identify and consider some resources presented by Mr. Tony Dunne Tuesday 20th February 7:30pm – 9:30pm […]

LC Geography – North Midlands Branch event





This session is NOT running and will be re-scheduled Saturday 20th January             10.00pm – 12.00pm             Dublin West Education Centre             Approached to Teaching Junior Cycle Geography             AGTI Members and Non-members

january 20th DWEC



You are invited to A Celebration of Geography to mark the Award of the Gwenda Hurst Medal 2017 and the publication of the new Junior Cycle Specification for Geography. Friday 24th November 2017,  8.30pm, Trinity City Hotel, Pearse Street, Dublin 2 The Gwenda Hurst Lecture “Climate Change: Geography’s New Integrator”  by Emeritus Professor John […]

A Celebration of Geography with Prof John Sweeney,  Irish Climate Analysis and Research Units


‘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