Subject Knowledge Update

:
Global Governance
London, Monday 20 February 2017, 5pm—7pm

This topic is one of the four core themes for new GCE geography
specifications. All students must develop a common knowledge,
understanding and skills base through the study of how global systems
(globalisation and migration) shape relationships between people, places and
environments. They must also investigate ‘global governance’ - a challenging
new topic which covers geopolitics (international organisations and global
superpowers) and law (global conventions and agreements).
Course programme This session will be divided into a series of talks
This Subject Knowledge Update will: focusing on (i) globalisation, trade and development
 Provide up to date information and case (ii) global migration (iii) international organisations
study material to support the teaching of the (iv) state sovereignty, conflict and human rights (v)
common core in human geography (for all governance of the global commons (oceans and
new GCE courses). Antarctica). Up-to-date and accessible knowledge of
 Give an overview of the key facts, concepts these topics will be provided. Effective teaching for
and skills required for the study of global
higher grades requires that students can make
systems and global governance (across all
GCE and diploma courses). synoptic links between these topics. Furthermore,
 Assist teachers who have not taught these student assessment must demonstrate
complex topics for a while, or have never understanding and application of key geographical
studied them, to teach effectively and concepts - including interdependence, inequality,
confidently. systems and scale. Specific assessment advice and
 Provide resources, case studies and model
support will therefore be offered for teachers
answers for you to take away for use in the
classroom when delivering the new courses. preparing students for the rigorous new AQA,
 Help teachers to assist their students in Edexcel, OCR and Eduqas examinations.
preparing for the first new assessment of AS- Date: Monday 20 February 2017
level in 2017 and A-level in 2018. Venue: Royal Geographical Society with IBG, 1
Kensington Gore, London SW7 2AR
About the course leader Time: 5.00pm — 7.00pm (registration from 4.30pm
Dr Simon Oakes has worked as a chief examiner for a prompt start)
and curriculum designer across a range of Costs: Members (School Members / Fellows / ECT
geography and humanities qualifications. An Members / Young Geographers) £35 inc VAT.
experienced school teacher and undergraduate Non Members £45 inc VAT
lecturer, he recently received the Royal
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Harpreet Sanghera
excellence in geography education. Simon has Royal Geographical Society (with IBG)
authored or co-authored many course text books, 1 Kensington Gore
including Globalisation (Hodder, 2012) and London SW7 2AR
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Changing Places (Geographical Association, 2016).
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Subject Knowledge Update:
Global Systems & Global Governance
London, Monday 13 June 2016

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