Training and events

Our training and events programme will help you to deliver the new AS and A levels in Geography with confidence.

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Geographical Association Conference 2018

Our A level Geography workshop, delivered by Bob Digby, focused on the A level Paper 3 synoptic investigation.

The workshop included guidance on:

  • the three synoptic themes
  • preparing students for the demands of the exam
  • marking an exemplar response to the 24 mark essay.


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A Level Geography Mocks Marking Training

These events will support teachers delivering our Edexcel A level Geography 2016 specification and will:

  • Highlight the assessment requirements of the new specification
  • Explore the paper structure and new types of question
  • Review student responses to questions and understand how to accurately apply the mark scheme

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Edexcel A level Geography Coursework Marking Training

These events are designed for teachers who are delivering our Edexcel A Level Geography 2016 specification and in the events will:

  • Explore the coursework assessment criteria
  • Look at examples of marked student coursework
  • Carry out some marking on exemplar materials
  • Address common issues and frequently asked questions

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Listen to the pre-recorded Coursework Marking Training

A level Geography Network Events - the Independent Investigation

During 2017, our A Level Geography network events have focused on:

  • delivering the new A level Independent Investigation
  • understanding the mark scheme for the non-examined assessments (NEA
  • applying the mark scheme to NEA exemplars.

You can download the network event pack, including the examiner marked NEA exemplars here:

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Geographical Association Conference 2017

If you missed our workshop on integrating geographical skills and preparing for the A level Independent Investigation, you can download the presentation and delegate booklet here:

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Getting Ready To Teach Edexcel AS and A level Geography 2016

These events support teachers with the new Edexcel AS and A level Geography:

  • discover more about structure and content of the new specifications
  • discuss teaching and delivery strategies, including co-teaching
  • explore question papers and mark schemes for each exam
  • develop ideas for high-quality AS and A level fieldwork
  • hear about the support available to help you every step of the way.
You can download the presentation and delegate booklet used at these events below:

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