AO3 questions

Bird's eye view of Shanghai Lujiazui financial centre

Planning and teaching the new GCSE (Eduqas A at my school) has highlighted the importance of the AO3 objective: ‘apply knowledge and understanding to interpret, analyse and evaluate geographical information and issues and to make judgements’. My Year 10 students have been developing their AO3 skills but many have struggled to include everything required in […]

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Save the bees!

Bee

Bees are vital pollinators of plants in the UK and around the world and help to pollinate about a third of our food.  As a result, bees are estimated to contribute over £200 million to the UK economy every year.  Not only do bees play an important part in our own food chain, but they […]

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A different view? The purpose of geography – an analysis of the Geographical Association’s manifesto

I am currently completing a part-time Masters degree in Geography Education at the Institute of Education, UCL. The module I am currently studying is entitled ‘What is Education’ and asks students to consider the ‘big questions’ of what education is for, both now and in the future. Whilst the assignment does not need to be subject-specific, my […]

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