GlosGeog manages to squeeze in another event!


Our final GlosGeog (Gloucestershire’s local Geographical Association [GA] branch) event of this academic year welcomed back Dr Liam Saddington, Teaching Associate in Human Geography in the Department of Geography at the University of Cambridge. Liam had previously spoken to Key Stage 4 and Key Stage 5 students within Gloucestershire. Since the feedback was so positive and Liam has been actively …

geography southwest’s annual conference comes to UWE!

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How has a year passed by? It was time for geography southwest’s annual conference, once again hosted by the Department of Geography and Environmental Management at the University of the West of England (UWE) on the outskirts of Bristol ( I had offered to support the organisers, Dr Harry West, Simon Ross and John Davidson, with welcoming delegates and registration, …

2022 FFT Education Datalab Virtual Research Conference

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Well, it was rather pleasant to be able to sit back today and have no responsibility for steering an event or presenting, only contributing verbally or via the chat feed.  Advertised as ‘2022 FFT Education Datalab Virtual Research Conference: Where Next? Unpacking the real impact of Covid-19 on our pupils, teachers and schools‘ (, this event was really insightful and …

SWGfL Cyber Secure Schools – Preventing Digital Crime

Prevent digital crime within your educational establishment by hearing from the leading experts in cyber security.

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SWGfL joined forces with Bitdefender and other leading experts from the field of online security to deliver a very insightful presentation this afternoon. The session highlighted the importance of protecting your school against some of the most common online attacks.  Currently, there are a range of serious threats, which are targeting schools and other education settings.  With so many attacks affecting …

Wicked Weather Watch (WWW) Arctic Extravaganza, University of the West of England (UWE), Bristol


And, what an extravaganza it was!  100+ youngsters and their teachers from 8 local schools, plus 2 home educators, representatives from the charity, Wicked Weather Watch, and freelance consultants, all descended on the Exhibition and Conference Centre at UWE for a day of Arctic-themed activities.  The overall aim was to use different mediums to relay the key messages about climate …

Global Learning Programme (GLP) KS2-KS3 transition project

Cirencester Deer Park School (CDPS), Gloucestershire


Today, I set off rather early for Cirencester Deep Park School (CDPS) in order to deliver a whole day’s workshop, centred around the Arctic, to nearly 70, Key Stage 2 and Key Stage 3 pupils and accompanying members of staff.  The secondary school had kindly offered to host the event and their Year 8 selected ‘ambassadors’ warmly greeted youngsters and …