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Establishing inclusive and accessible approaches to geography fieldwork

Establishing inclusive and accessible approaches to geography fieldwork

 24/09/2024    

 Online   

This CPD course will give teachers a wide range of strategies to ensure that all students are able to benefit equally from the essential learning that takes place during their geography fieldwork.

Overview

This CPD course will give teachers a wide range of strategies to ensure that all students are able to benefit equally from the essential learning that takes place during their geography fieldwork. Based on the principles of inclusivity and accessibility in education, the session will outline what inclusive and accessible fieldwork looks like and why it is so important.

Supporting research / references

Cook, V. (2006) Inclusive fieldwork in a ‘risk society’, Teaching Geography 31:3

Hoult, S. and Ellis, S. (2008) Feel good, learn well, Teaching Geography 33:3

Bye, C. (2016) Breaking down barriers to successful fieldwork, Teaching Geography 41:1

Maddison, J. and Thurston, S. (2022) Supporting the mental health and wellbeing of learners during residential fieldwork, Teaching Geography 47:3

Lang, B. (2022) Supporting autistic students with fieldwork, Teaching Geography 47:3

Key learning aims

  • To understand the importance of inclusive and accessible fieldwork.
  • To be able to plan fieldwork with a holistic mindset and for the benefit of all students.

Expected impact on teachers

  • Teachers will grow in confidence and feel ready to deliver high quality fieldwork experiences for all their students.
  • Teachers will gain a greater understanding of the principles of inclusivity and accessibility.
  • Teachers will leave the session with a large range of practical strategies they can apply when planning and delivering their geography fieldwork.

Expected impact on student outcomes

  • Students will grow in confidence before, during and after the undertaking of geographical fieldwork.
  • Students are likely to take greater ownership of their practices in the field, resulting in stronger and enhanced learning outcomes.

Course programme

This course will run as a twilight session from 3.30pm to 5pm. 

 

Fees

Category
Product
Rate

Default (Online)
Normal
£55.00

Member (Online)
Normal
£35.00


Location

 Online