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12 for 2012 for GTE Conference

  1. 1. 20 12What happened next ? Alan ParkinsonFreelance Geographer
  2. 2. Resources for students Ideas to follow-upThe new curriculum... Curriculum artefacts
  3. 3. Conclusions• Geography is in very good health• Fieldwork and exploration are on the rise• ‘Free’ is still a lot of people’s favourite price
  4. 4. 1. Digital Explorer• Digital Explorer.com• Frozen Oceans Pack• Sustainable Fishing - linked to nef report• Google Seaview Survey Packs (2013)• Mackerel story
  5. 5. 2 : esri UK• GIS consultancy• ArcGIS Online• Subscription service - ‘live’ mapping in the field & ‘cloud’ based service• What do you want from GIS ?
  6. 6. 3: Writing• GCSE Grade Booster• The Ice Man• Fieldwork through Enquiry (2013)• Debates in Geography Education• iBook (led to work on EBC)
  7. 7. 4: Guerrilla Geography• Washington DC, November 2012• Geography Awareness Week 2011/12
  8. 8. 5: Geography Collective• Festivals: Hay, Latitude, Glastonbury• Mission:Explore Food - creative commons licensed - £15K raised through crowdsourcing• London Schools - water• Sustainable transport
  9. 9. 6: GA Primary Champion • Activity carrying on... • Stephen Scoffham book • Transition projects • ‘Explorer’ workshops
  10. 10. 7: European Adventures • Salzburg University - geomedia courses - Comenius funded • I-USE project - 3 years • digitalearth.eu • Geneva Conference • ‘Europe Academy’
  11. 11. 8: GA Activism• CPD courses• PGQM/SGQM moderation• GA Conference• Writing for GA Magazine• Social media
  12. 12. 9: GoogleWorld Wonders • World Heritage sites... • Resources for Santiago de Compostela
  13. 13. 10. Discover the World • Mission:Explore Iceland • Place based missions • The world awaits...
  14. 14. 11: Where next ?• Defending my niche ?• Sustainability ?• Teaching again• Change is good...
  15. 15. 12: Explorer HQ• Watch this space... Illustration: Tom Morgan Jones

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