This page is specially for North Staffs
Why not join the North Staffs GA Branch
and meet fellow colleagues?
The local branch based in Stoke-on-Trent is run
tirelessly by colleagues from schools; it is one of the 40 GA branches
around the country (see
the GA website for details of other branches).
A strong local organisation has many advantages.
lecture programme makes
accessible academics, planners and other people from geographical
related disciplines. Keeping up to date in your subject knowledge is as
vital as keeping up to date in teaching and learning.
Bring along your students, and remind yourself why geography became
Full programme for the year (includes lectures,
quiz and fieldwork visit)
on the GA website
All meetings are at 7.30pm on Wednesday evenings at Staffordshire
University, Leek Road site in Stoke, in room LT4 Ashley Building.
Where possible the lecture notes will be made available
here BUT it is not as good as the real thing!
Suggestions for future lectures to
8 teams from 5 schools from Staffordshire and Stoke took part
in the 2011 quiz on 16th November.
Congratulations to the worthy winners St Thomas More Catholic School
3rd Wolstanton Humanities College, Newcastle.
For further details about the branch please
contact the secretary, Bob Jones,
Presentations from some of the past lectures are below.
Dr Tim Hall, University of Gloucestershire,
Geography and Globalised Crime
David Kidney, Head of Policy, Chartered Institute of Environmental
Sustainable Development how the CIEH promotes it
Allan Watson, lecturer in human geography,
Emerging World Cities in a Global System
Charles Spring, Senior Lecturer in Sports
Management, University of Derby. The Geography of Sport:
the Social Impacts of Stadia Moves.
Professor Irene Hardhill
from Nottingham Trent University Economic and Social Change in large MEDC
urban areas (with reference to Nottingham). Irene's presentation is here
Reinventing the city: from Industrial to post Industrial
Contrasting African geographies.
Climbing Kilmanjaro - Rev. Michael Metcalf, St. Paul's Church, Stafford
and Ugandan Perspectives on Citizenship and Development, Bob Jones,
Alleynes High School
Squatter Settlements in Peru: Slums of
Hope or Despair?
(John Old Memorial lecture) Professor Bill Chambers, Liverpool Hope
University, GA President
Mapping with GIS - when seeing should not always mean believing
Oliver Tomlinson, Senior Lecturer in Geographical Sciences, Derby
part 1 and
Climatic Change and Renewable Energy given by Garth
Ratcliffe, Manchester Metropolitan University.
Garth has kindly made the
PowerPoint presentation on renewable energy available
& IMPACT OF UK AGEING POPULATION
Dr Linda Stanier - Derby University Download the
ppt presentation here. It is a very large file 33 Mb but worth it.
Geography extends our warm congratulations to Sister Mary Henry
Sister (President of the N Staffs
Branch of the GA) with her Certificate of Outstanding
Service presented by President Jeremy Krause. Allan
Dodd (Chair of the N Staffs Branch far left), Bob
Jones (Sec of N Staffs Branch) . Well deserved.
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03 April 2012