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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





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





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



North Munster Branch Would like to invite you to: A presentation by Norma Lenihan and Jason O’Brien. ‘Active methodologies for the Junior Certificate’ Thursday 13th November 2014 7:30pm Limerick Education Centre Norma and Jason are co-authors of Geography in Action is a new and exciting textbook that covers the Junior Certificate Geography course […]

Active Methodologies Workshop



On Monday 29 September, 13.00, at the Royal Irish Academy, Dawson st, Dublin. The RIA and the Geographical Society of Ireland will host a lecture   by Professor John Mohan, Director of the Third Sector Research Centre, University of Birmingham, UK  Charity deserts, spatial justice, and the distribution of voluntary […]

Spatial Justice Lecture


This year we mark the 40th annual conference of the Association. The outline programme is below along with the booking form. Updates to the programme will be posted here and on our Facebook page. ‘Geography in the Classroom’ 40th Annual Conference of the AGTI Maldron Hotel, Tallaght Dublin Friday 19th […]

AGTI 2014 Annual Conference Details