To ensure that that primary students do not lose interest and enthusiasm for the world around them, and the science that underpins this, they need innovative, creative and dedicated science teachers.
The Geoscience Education Academy aims to boost teachers’ Earth science subject knowledge while providing innovative teaching ideas and activities that can be delivered in the classroom.
The Early Career Geologist Award is held each year to recognise the work of geoscientists in the early stages of their careers. It is open to all Fellows with less than 10 years postgraduate experience, and provides a great opportunity to enhance science communication skills and demonstrate subject knowledge.
The Science in Schools programme has been running for over 10 years, bringing exciting and cutting edge scientific workshops crafted by UK researchers to French school children.
From diamonds and gold, to supervolcanoes on Earth and Mars, via luxury wine, an extinct giant snake and…hemp plantations? The road to the Schools Geology Challenge 2019 final was a rocky one (sorry), but arguably one of the best yet. Following a record 12 regional heats held around the country, 80 students and teachers descended …
On Tuesday 12th March, six representatives of the Geological Society were lucky enough to head down to the House of Commons in Westminster to quiz MPs on topics relating to science and policy for Voice of the Future 2019.
The International Geoscience Programme (IGCP) recently held their annual open meeting at UNESCO, reviewing progress in 2018 and announcing their latest funded projects. Joel Gill* reports on this meeting, introducing the IGCP and sharing thoughts on how to craft a successful application.
Molly Brown and Sarah Hey are both members of our Contaminated Land Group’s early career sub-committee. In this guest post, they explain more about the ways in which the Group is championing early careers professionals.
Earth Science Week is an annual international celebration of the geology all around us. Coordinated by the American Geosciences Institute in the US, and the Geological Society in the UK and Ireland, the week now also takes place in an increasing number of countries worldwide. 2018’s Earth Science Week was bigger than ever! This year, …
The Geoscience Education Academy is a four-day CPD workshop for UK secondary teachers which ran from the 24-27 July 2018. Work experience student Dion George tells us about his time helping out at the GEA…