The Geographical Association (GA)
The Geographical Association is the subject community for teachers of geography. Its charitable mission is to further geographical knowledge and understanding through education. Its journals, publications, professional events, website and local and online networks support teachers and share their ideas and practice. The GA represents the views of geography teachers and plays a leading role in public debate relating to geography and education.
The GA has several thousand personal and institutional memberships. These include primary and secondary teachers, trainee teachers, teacher educators, academics, geography undergraduates, infant, primary and secondary schools, colleges, universities, libraries, societies, museums and businesses. Despite being a UK based organisation, it has members in more than 60 countries and strong links with geographical organisations around the world.
Benefits of membership:
- access to member-only website teaching resources
- termly journals packed with practical teaching ideas and professional advice
- the latest news about geography and geography teaching in GA Magazine
- expert advice and guidance to raise achievement in geography in schools
- discounts on GA training courses, conferences, publications and consultancy services
- opportunities to collaborate and share the latest teaching ideas with others
- recognition of school, teacher and pupil achievements through Geography Quality Marks, GA Awards and competitions
- funding opportunities from the GA for fieldwork, Study Tours and international linking
- a voice for geography and real influence with government on matters that affect teachers of geography.