This is an occasional blog, broadly on the relationship between geography and education, started by John Morgan and David Lambert. Click for more

Associations & Societies

Association of American Geographers

The AAG has a long history of initiating and leading projects designed to enhance the quality of geography education at all levels. The AAG currently offer award-winning materials for teaching geography, online modules for international collaborative learning, and tools for student projects in sustainable development. Click for more.


Eurogeo is a more recent organisation and is a forum for all aspects of professional geographical practice, from those who would influence pan-European policy making to educational improvement and change. It has a journal established in 2009, and in 2017 has over 10 active funded projects with partners across Europe and beyond.Click for more

Geographical Association

The Geographical Association (GA) is a subject association with the core charitable object of furthering geographical knowledge and understanding through education. It is a lively community of practice with over a century of innovation behind it and an unrivalled understanding of geography teaching. The GA was formed by five geographers in 1893 to share ideas and learn from each other. Today, the GA’s purpose is the same and it remains an independent association. Click for more.

International Geographical Union

The International Geographical Union (IGU) is an international international, non-governmental, professional organisation devoted to the development of the discipline of Geography. The purposes of the IGU are primarily to promote Geography through initiating and coordinating geographical research and teaching in all countries of the world.  Its work is conducted through the instruments of its National Committees, Commissions and Task Forces. Click for more.

National Centre for Research in Geographical Association

The National Center for Research in Geography Education (NCRGE) is a research coordination network (RCN) committed to the advancement of basic and applied research in geography education at all levels. NCRGE’s mission is to coordinate, support, and build capacity for research in geography education through broad-based partnerships with researchers, universities and organisations in the U.S. and abroad. Click for more.

The Royal Geographical Society (with IBG)

The Royal Geographical Society was established in 1830 and became one of the great nineteenth century knowledge gathering societies – coinciding of course with an age of discovery and imperial expansion. The GA (see above) grew out of the RGS and for much of the twentieth century the RGS expressed only limited interest in school education. Interest in higher education came with its merger with the Institute of British Geography in 1995. In the twenty-first century the RGS-IBG has grown its school oriented activities significantly. Click for more


This section links to the research undertaken by PhD students who have been supervised by members of GEReCo

Ben Major

Ben achieved his PhD in 2015. Click for more and here for his thesis

Steve Puttick

Steve achieved his DPhil in 2015. Click here for his thesis

Mary Fargher

Mary achieved her PhD in 2013. Click here for her thesis

Archie Deen

Archie achieved his PhD in 2013. Click here for more

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