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The AGTI welcomes in the introduction of mandatory CPD. While we have clear views on what we think the Teaching Council’s policy on CPD should look like, we see mandatory CPD as an opportunity to contribute further to the professional development of teachers. The AGTI surveyed Geography teachers between March and […]

AGTI Survey on The Teaching Council’s CPD Policy (Cosán)


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



The Teaching Council has begun its consultation process on the introduction of compulsory Continuous Professional Development (CPD) for the teaching profession. The AGTI is in the process of drafting its position on teacher CPD. We are now asking geography teachers to complete the questionnaire below to help us inform our position […]

AGTI Position on the Teaching Council’s Introduction of Compulsory CPD


Creative Approaches to Teaching JC Geography Peter Lydon This will be an interactive session. Feel free to bring along your own ideas no matter how left-field; if they work, they work! Monday 23rd March 7.30pm Dublin West Education Centre Tallaght

Creative Approaches to Teaching JC Geography


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


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


Every year, the Association provides written feedback to the State Examinations Commission on teachers views of the Junior and Leaving Certificate examinations for that year. This is a very important contribution which teachers make since examiners can’t know what the experience of an exam will be until the students have […]

Junior and Leaving Certificate Post Exam Feedback 2014


The Royal Town Planning Institute has developed a comprehensive Transition Year course in Town Planning. The course has been piloted with great success in Cork. The RTPI is offering a select number of schools the opportunity to run the course next year and help develop it further. If you are […]

TY Course – Royal Town Planning Institute



Assessment for Learning (AfL) Approaches to Classroom Improvement Peter Lydon Wesley College Dublin Dublin West Education Centre Thursday 6th February 2014 7.30pm (Coffee at 7pm)

Assessment for Learning



You are invited to the 2013 Gwenda Hurst  Commemoration Evening Wednesday 13th November  8.00pm Museum Building Trinity College Guest speaker: Prof William J. Smyth (Cork) Who Lived: Who Died During The Great Irish famine  A Geographical Exploration ! We have copies of Prof. Smith’s Famine Atlas to give away to 3 […]

2013 Gwenda Hurst Medal



Plans for the conference are coming together well. We have a range of talks and workshops planned that we hope will contribute positively to your professional practice. Several publishers will also be present at the conference. You can download the conference programme here – 39th-Annual-Conference-2. You can access a Booking Form […]

2013 Conference Programme


The 39th Annual National Conference of the AGTI will be held on Friday 18th & Saturday 19th October 2o13. Venues Friday 18th October The Anner Hotel, Thurles, Co. Tipperary Saturday 19th October LIT Thurles, Co. Tipperary Cost Members €25 Non-Members €50 PDE Students(with card) & Associate members €15 Annual Membership […]

39th National Conference




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