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Geoscience Education Academy - 25-28 July 2017

GEA

Free training for UK teachers

The Geoscience Education Academy (GEA) offers UK teachers a great opportunity to understand how to teach the Geoscience part of the curriculum if it is not their principal subject, as well as existing Earth science teachers who may need a refresher and some new material.

Now in its seventh year, the GEA provides curriculum led training and support for science and geography teachers across the UK. Held at the Geological Society, Burlington House, London, this course is completely FREE to attend with all travel reimbursed and accommodation included. 

With training given by experienced teachers/ examiners, the GEA is a fully accredited CPD training course. A complete pack of teaching resources is available to all attendees.

GEA 2017 dates confirmed

The 2017 Geoscience Education Academy will run from Tuesday 25 to Friday 28 July. Registrations will open nearer the time; to register your interest please email Liz Pedley (elizabeth.pedley@geolsoc.org.uk).

GEA 2016 Photos

The 2016 Geoscience Education Academy ran from 27–30 July. Programme highlights included an evening lecture by planetary scientist Professor Monica Grady, a microfossils workshop at the Natural History Museum and an ‘urban field trip’ around Piccadilly and South Kensington. 

Photos are now online below; please click on each image to enlarge.

LinkedIn Group for GEA attendees

""We have a private group on LinkedIn for past GEA delegates to stay in touch. 



Contact us

For information on the GEA please contact Liz Pedley

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