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  1. 1. Enquiring into Logistics: a new resource Alan Parkinson Head of Geography King’s Ely Junior Image from JR James Archive of University of Sheffield – Flickr group - CC licensed
  2. 2. CILT
  3. 3. Geographical Association Consultancy 2014-15
  4. 4. 8 professional sectors that CILT operate in… 8 resources
  5. 5. 8 fully resourced session plans • One for each of the 8 sectors… • “Enquiry approach” • Making use of GI and digital mapping • Connected with the students’ lived experiences where possible…
  6. 6. Vocational element… • Logistics an area where recruitment is strong, and which is a growing area of the economy • Logistics requires a geographical skillset…
  7. 7. Ideas by John Lyon 1. From smart phone to my house - how my (Amazon, eBay whatever) product arrives at my house. How am I able to track my purchase? How is it travelling - plane? 2. My Subway sandwich - where has everything that makes up my sandwich come from, how does it travel? How is it so cheap? Who is responsible for getting it to me? 3. Going Bananas - tarantulas and bananas?? 4. 'Red Bull gives you wings' but does the F1 car fly? And who else makes sure the car is at the starting line on the Sepang International Circuit in Malaysia (or wherever) 5. H&M the fashion clothing manufacturer has defined seven ambitious commitments on sustainability. What goes into your H&M jumper(?) where does it come from and how do they ensure that it travels sustainably? 6. Has the petrol in my family car travelled further than the car? 7. The UK is "never more than a few day days away from a significant food shortage" MPs International Development Committee. What? So where does food our come from, why are we only days away from empty shelves. Who is responsible for making sure I get my ....fresh fruit, Breakfast cereal, etc. How does a supermarket keep its shelves full?
  8. 8. What is logistics? Logistics is all about getting things from point A to point B – safely, securely and on time.
  9. 9. Logistics literacy
  10. 10. CILT video.. • The importance of logistics…
  11. 11. Joe Moran “On Roads” "the cathedrals of the modern world” Barbara Castle on motorway interchanges… “the most commonly viewed and least contemplated landscape in Britain”
  12. 12. Importance of GI and location when making decisions… A previous GA resource that I wrote… linecpd/gis/
  13. 13. Construction…. The Leadenhall Building
  14. 14. Transport and Logistics and the GA Conference… • Stands and exhibitors • GA stand and equipment • Caterers • Delegates • Hotel rooms and staffing • Events • Personal logistics: train tickets and travel arrangements….
  15. 15. Transport related ideas for activities….
  16. 16. Transport in the curriculum… KS1 use basic geographical vocabulary to refer to: key physical features, including: beach, cliff, coast, forest, hill, mountain, sea, ocean, river, soil, valley, vegetation, season and weather key human features, including: city, town, village, factory, farm, house, office, port, harbour and shop use simple compass directions (North, South, East and West) and locational and directional language [for example, near and far; left and right], to describe the location of features and routes on a map
  17. 17. Transport in the curriculum… KS2 describe and understand key aspects of: human geography, including: types of settlement and land use, economic activity including trade links, and the distribution of natural resources including energy, food, minerals and water
  18. 18. Transport in the curriculum… KS3 Pupils should become aware of increasingly complex geographical systems in the world around them. They should develop greater competence in using geographical knowledge, approaches and concepts [such as models and theories] and geographical skills in analysing and interpreting different data sources
  19. 19. Transport in the curriculum… KS3 human geography relating to: population and urbanisation; international development; economic activity in the primary, secondary, tertiary and quaternary sectors; and the use of natural resources understand how human and physical processes interact to influence, and change landscapes, environments and the climate; and how human activity relies on effective functioning of natural systems use Geographical Information Systems (GIS) to view, analyse and interpret places and data
  20. 20. Transport Geographies • Keytown bypass
  21. 21. Transport in the curriculum… GCSE- new specifications A case study of a city in the UK to include: How urban change has created opportunities: • social and economic: cultural mix, recreation and entertainment, employment, integrated transport systems How urban transport strategies are used to reduce traffic congestion.
  22. 22. Transport in the curriculum… GCSE- new specifications Economic change in the UK: The place of the UK in the wider world. Links through trade, culture, transport, and electronic communication. Economic and political links: the European Union (EU) and Commonwealth. Improvements and new developments in road and rail infrastructure, port and airport capacity Causes of economic change: de-industrialisation and decline of traditional industrial base, globalisation and government policies
  23. 23. Transport in the curriculum… GCSE- new specifications Maps: Maps based on global and other scales may be used and students may be asked to identify and describe significant features of the physical and human landscape on them, e.g. population distribution, population movements, transport networks, settlement layout, relief and drainage
  24. 24. Transport in the curriculum… ‘A’ Level – new specifications What are the causes of globalisation and why has it accelerated in recent decades?
  25. 25. Eduqas 1.3.8 Rural management and the challenges of continuity and change Managing rural change and inequality in diverse communities including issues of housing, transport and service provision, including Broadband provision On-going challenges in rural places where regeneration / rebranding are absent or have failed or have created conflict New challenges of managing change in some rural communities associated with counter-urbanisation and second home ownership, and possible actions 2.2.1 Globalisation, migration and a shrinking world Growth of global systems; connections and global flows of goods, money, people, technology and ideas Classification of migrants and quantification and mapping of global patterns of migration Factors creating a shrinking world for potential migrants including transport, communication and media representation
  26. 26. GA Journals The Geographical Teacher 1901-1926 Geography - 1927-2012 Teaching Geography – 1979-2012
  27. 27. 1979 Copyright: GA
  28. 28. Teaching Geography 1980 Copyright: GA
  29. 29. Pinterest Board for images…
  30. 30. Spotify Playlist for the lecture….
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  32. 32. Take you through a couple of ideas in a little more detail to show the process I went through… and hopefully persuade you to use the ideas yourself…
  33. 33. Supply Chain
  34. 34. Strategic Road Network (SRN)
  35. 35. em/uploads/attachment_data/file/382808/dft -ris-overview.pdf
  36. 36. Route 66 • The A66… trans-Pennine route • Used to be my route to Skye when younger… • Haulage company – fictional, operating on that road.. • Dealing with the various problems that might occur along the route
  37. 37. Taken from the resource
  38. 38. A few live website demos…. Always risky… - AADF (Average Annual Daily Flow)
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  41. 41. Shelterbox Could you be part of an International Rescue? Overseas aid… How does it get to the people in need? CC licensed
  42. 42. Shelterbox – based in Helston, Cornwall Used their resources for many years…
  43. 43. Celine Chhea Interviews...
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  45. 45. Shelterbox Flickr albums Over 8000 photos of their work around the world
  46. 46. Disaster Diamond activity Incident room Vanuatu – cyclone and flooding Earthquake last weekend !! Disaster hotspot…
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  48. 48. Other ideas that I pursued…. Crystal Serenity
  49. 49. ‘A soulless aluminium or steel box held together with welds and rivets [and with]… all the romance of a tin can’. Mark Levinson, The Box Copyright: Alan Parkinson
  50. 50. Reducing price of oil • cheap-oil-is-taking-shipping-routes-back-to- the-1800s • Suez Canal costs approx £250 000 for a large container ship to pass through
  51. 51. ic_Identification_System The Automatic Identification System (AIS) is an automatic tracking system used on ships and by vessel traffic services (VTS) for identifying and locating vessels by electronically exchanging data with other nearby ships, AIS base stations, and satellites
  52. 52. Copyright: GA
  53. 53. Copyright: Ben Hennig – permission to use granted
  54. 54. We are Maersk
  55. 55. AIS – Ship Tracker • Login and choose a ‘fleet’ of ships to follow • Activity involves Maersk ships • Also the MSC Oscar Website:
  56. 56. Crystal Serenity Guess where this ship is going in August this year…
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  58. 58. set-to-sail-northwest-passage-prompts-safety-environmental-concern-1.3516199 Listen to a 26 minute radio show…
  59. 59. Other sections…
  60. 60. Copyright: Alan Parkinson
  61. 61. Copyright: Alan Parkinson
  62. 62. Santander Cycle Hire Scheme Copyright: Alan Parkinson
  63. 63. Challenge students to spot logistics happening…. Copyright: Alan Parkinson
  64. 64. Rural public transport – how to ensure that villages are connected? Copyright: Alan Parkinson
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  66. 66. GI Learner project
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  68. 68. How to access the resources? • Visit the LivingGeography blog • Follow me on Twitter @GeoBlogs @KingsElyGeog GA website
  69. 69. Resources and reading • CILT resource set (download from GA website) • “Down to the sea in ships” – Horatio Clare • “Deep sea and ocean going” – Rose George • “On Roads” – Joe Moran • GeographyPods --the-shrinking-world.html