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Coastal Environments CPD

Erosional Landforms, Coastal Management, Deposition and Fieldwork on the Holderness Coast

Invigorate your geography teaching with an Internet Geography CPD course

Develop your teaching skills and subject knowledge with our hands-on Erosional Landforms, Coastal Management, Deposition and Fieldwork on the Holderness Coast course.

‘Outstanding knowledge and clearly passed on in a way I could understand and apply to my teaching’

‘Excellent communication from start to finish’

‘Listened to training needs and went the extra mile to help with resources’

‘Day planned very well, supportive and inspiring’

This hands-on course uses the Holderness Coast as the inspiration for developing fieldwork opportunities. The National Curriculum states that geography should inspire in pupils a curiosity and fascination about the world that remains with them for the rest of their lives; what better way to achieve this than by immersing pupils in real-world geography outside of the classroom? The course will provide numerous ideas for engaging coastal fieldwork and will increase teachers’ confidence in leading trips to the coast.

Aims

  • Feel confident in using the outdoor environment for hands-on geography.
  • Understand how coastal landforms of erosion are formed.
  • Understand the positive and negative impact of coastal management.
  • Feel confident in developing a risk assessment.
  • Feel confident in teaching fieldwork techniques that can be used for NEA.
  • Develop geographical and cross-curricular activities that develop pupils’ geographical skills.
  • Discuss and share ideas for coastal fieldwork with other teachers.
  • Find out how to use fieldwork equipment including IT.

Course registration is £40. Registration includes all course materials. Refreshments and transport are self-provided.

Programme

9.30 – Withernsea

Investigate the coastal erosion and management at Withernsea

Completing a risk assessment

GCSE NEA opportunities at Withernsea

11.30 – Travel to Easington

11.50 – Coastal management at Easington

12.15 – Travel to Spurn

12.25 – Lunch

12.55 – Coastal deposition and landforms at Spurn

Investigate coastal deposition at Spurn, including sand dunes, the spit and salt marsh.

GCSE NEA opportunities at Spurn.

Timings above are estimates and may vary depending on the needs and interests of the group. We aim to finish at around 3.30pm though this is flexible. Places on this course are very limited. Transport is not provided.

Please click here to book a place on Monday 7th January 2019

Please click here to book a place on Saturday 26th January 2019

We are also able to invoice your school if you do not wish to pay online. Please contact us to arrange this.

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