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Geography for Newly and Recently Qualified Teachers

Essential ideas to help you flourish in your early years as a Geography teacher

Inhouse Training Course In-house

This course is only available to be delivered in your school. To find out how we can tailor this course to fit your needs, call our in-house team on 020 8253 8241 to receive a free, no-obligation quote.

If you are looking to attend a course externally, you may be interested in Outstanding Learning and Progress in Geography.

Suitable for: This course has been designed especially for those in their first two years of Geography teaching, who have a desire to build up the essential skills and strategies for success, which provide a sound basis for future career development

Phases suitable for:

  • Secondary

Course Reference: 7915WW

Geography teachers in their first two years of teaching will benefit from this course which will build on existing skills, introduce new ideas and explore solutions to any difficulties you have faced so far. You will leave the day with plenty of ideas to put into practice immediately on your return to the geography classroom as well as some personal targets to build up to over the next six months.

  • Critically analyse your lesson planning and ensure effective assessment, recording and reporting
  • Manage classroom behaviour and maximise engagement for students of all abilities
  • Understand more about the inspection process and what you can do to prepare
  • Develop strategies for coping with your workload whilst being a good colleague and achieving a sensible work-life balance
  • Prepare for inspection and maximise your chances of a successful outcome
  • Manage your workload and ensure a work-life balance


Getting Your Lesson Planning Right
  • Highs and lows of your early experience: which areas still need improvement?
  • Steps to strengthening your lesson planning: the flow and characteristics of outstanding lessons
  • The expert’s view of outstanding lessons and where to seek help
Creating A Supportive Learning Environment
  • Assessment, recording and reporting made easy and useful. Helping your students to understand how they can make progress
  • Managing behaviour: why some teachers make it look easy
  • Setting boundaries: establishing a classroom code for effective learning
Catering For The Needs Of All Students
  • Motivating and engaging learners of different abilities
  • Effective differentiation in the Geography classroom
  • Being prepared for Ofsted inspection - embedding good practice into all your lessons
“It’s A Marathon, Not A Sprint”
  • Managing your workload: work smarter not harder activities
  • Being a good, professional colleague: strategies to survive and thrive
  • Achieving a genuine work-life balance
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