Thematic session: Teacher Education in Geography: Models, Practices, Challenges and Innovative Approaches 1

Chairpersons: Eyüp Artvinli, Danuta Piróg

The geography teaching profession in Poland in the 21st century: System of training, current situation and future challenges

Danuta Piróg, Institute of Geography, Pedagogical University of Cracow


Initial teacher education in geography: Recent changes in the Portuguese model

Maria Esteves, Institute of Geography and Spatial Planning, University of Lisbon


Enquiry-based learning as to values in agricultural issues and ethics – challenges for teacher formation in Geography and ESD

Christiane Meyer, Department of Natural Sciences Didactics, Section Geography Didactics, Leibniz University of Hannover


Where to go with the personality as a correct socialist citizen of the German Democratic Republic (GDR)? – transformative learning and teaching of geography teachers in East Germany

Maik Wienecke, Institute of Geography, University of Potsdam


Experiential in-service teachers’ training in geography: A different experience with tangible results

Aikaterini Klonari, Achilleas Mandrikas, Department of Geography, University of Aegean