Image above: David Lambert addressing the conference.
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AGTA 2013: A critical event for geography in Australia
AGTA 2013 in Perth went very well. As mentioned in the conference materials, the Australian Geography Teachers Association (AGTA) is the peak body for professional geography teachers in
A recent article in the UK by David Lambert (written upon his return to the UK in January) is worth highlighting at this stage to reinforce the reasons why geography is so important for young people. David's article titled, "Without geography, theworld would be a mystery to us", appeared in the Telegraph in the UK on 3 February 2013. It is worth a read!
Here are the presentations on Dropbox for the workshops I was involved in during the conference.
* Geographical thinking
* Australian Curriculum: Geography update
* Here is also the workshop presentation of Sue Jones at the conference titled: Making Sense of assessment and reporting for the Australian Curriculum: Geography.
Many of the other workshop at AGTA 2013 will be posted on the AGTA site soon after the conference.
Feel free to look at and use these presentations in your professional learning activities, just acknowledge them as presentations by those presenting at AGTA 2013.