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Geography Matters - North

  • Outwood Institute of Education (North) Outwood Academy Acklam 68, Hall Drive, Middlesbrough, England, TS5 7EX United Kingdom (map)

The programme is designed and delivered by outstanding Geography leaders from OGAT. Participants will gain the confidence and skills to ensure all their students get a brilliant deal in their lessons. The programme focuses on how to prepare to have a great lesson, every lesson!

The programme is appropriate for secondary NQTs, experienced teachers and non-specialists who wish to deliver Geography lessons to a high standard.

The programme is delivered over 6 face to face session which explore themes such as:

  • Practical strategies that work in Geography

  • Starters, plenaries and questioning

  • Revision strategies and differentiation

  • Designing engaging lessons

  • Developing application skills, use of figures, graphs, photographs, extended answers – 6 and 9 markers


  • Module 1: Monday 11 November 2019

  • Module 2: Monday 2 December 2019

  • Module 3: Thursday 12 December 2019

  • Module 4: Monday 13 January 2020

  • Module 5: Friday 31 January 2020

  • Module 6: Wednesday 12 February 2020

The programme will develop delegates’ personal strengths and enable them to learn new skills and strategies in the Geography classroom.

Cost and How to Book

Open to OGAT staff only. There is no cost to book a place on this programme.