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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



Which Leaving Certificate student has won the 2016 Gwenda Hurst Medal for the most meritorious examination paper in the 2016 Leaving Certificate Examination? The Annual Gwenda Hurst Lecture will be held on Wednesday 23rd November 2016, 8.00pm, The Museum Building, TCD. This year’s lecture will be presented by Brendan McGrath, […]

Who Has Won The 2016 Gwenda Hurst Medal?



Final Conference Programme Green Isle Hotel, Newlands Cross, Dublin 23rd & 24th September 2016 agti-2016-conference-final-prog EventBrite Conference Registration   Paper Registration 2016-booking-form AGTI Membership Form agti-member-appform AGTI Group/School Membership Form agti-group-appform  

42nd Annual Conference 23rd & 24th September 2016


East Central Branch Happy with this year’s State Exams? How would you like to see them marked? Express your views at the Post-Exam Analysis Wesley College Dublin on Friday 10th June 7.00pm

Post Exam Analysis 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


‘Aalen’s Atlas’ Atlas of the Irish Rural Landscape. Dr. Matthew Stout, Trinity College Dublin. Dr. Stout will talk about the contribution and vision of the late Fred Aalen for the Atlas of the Irish Rural Landscape – a profoundly important publication on the geography of Ireland, first published in 1997 […]

Gwenda Hurst Memorial Lecture 2015



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



SEP 29, 2015 AT 7:30 PM 2016 Geographical Investigation & East Central AGM Dublin West Education Centre, Dublin, Ireland Book here This is a plenary session to share knowledge and experience of preparing students to complete the GI. We will also discuss aspects of writing up the GI. There will […]

Geographical Investigation 2016 & ECB AGM



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





Social Media in Geography Teaching Dublin West Education Centre Tallaght Thursday 15th January 7.30 – 9.00pm 20 places available. Register if you would like to attend by commenting on the link on our Facebook Page First 20 come first https://www.facebook.com/pages/Association-of-Geography-Teachers-of-Ireland/163312853696574

Social Media in Geography Teaching


Matthew Jebb Director of the National Botanic Gardens ‘Cities, Woods and Fields’ Museum Building, T.C.D. 8pm Wednesday 26th November Matthew is co-editor of ‘Secrets of the Irish Landscape’ of the TV series fame presented by Derek Mooney, RTE. We will also be presenting the Gwenda Hurst medal to the winner […]

Gwenda Hurst Memorial Lecture 2014