C12.11 Geographical Education

Session: Changes, Challenges and Responsibility in the School Geography Curriculum 3: Curriculum and Teacher Views

Chairperson: Clare Brooks

Professional compass: How geographical expertise can influence curriculum making

Clare Brooks, Department of Curriculum, Pedagogy and Assessment, Institute of Education University of London


Geography education in Sweden – Swedish geography teachers subject knowledge

Gabriel Bladh, Hans Olof Gottfridsson, Department of Geography and Tourism, Karlstad University


What the most qualified Chilean teachers think about school geography? Teaching counterpoints between lay and scientific knowledge   

Victor Salinas Silva, Maria J. Otero, Andoni Arenas, Pontifical Catholic University of Valparaíso


Back to the future: Variations and vacillations in geography teaching in Queensland, Australia

Theresa Bourke, John Lidstone, Faculty of Education, Queensland University of Technology


Teaching environmental values and responsible behavior through geography education: Problems & opportunities

Nahid Fallahian, Organization of Research & Educational Planning, Iran