Young People's Geographies

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Teenagers readingThe project starts from the assumption that sustainable change in schools happens through:

  • the principled thinking and practices of teachers rather than through the imposition of external models
  • students taking more responsibility for the development of the curriculum and the processes and outcomes of their geographical learning.

The project aims are set within broader social, economic and cultural contexts, as well as theoretical and education policy contexts...

John Morgan on Young People's Geographies

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In this video John Morgan outlines his thoughts on the take-up of young people’s geographies in geography education. He uses experience from his work on the Enquiring Minds project to consider some issues in getting teachers and students to talk about lived geographies as a means to curriculum development.