Geography and Global Citizenship Education
Thank you for following our link to Geography and GCE. Below you find our most recent webinar recording and resource specifically for Geography, followed by additional resources to assist you. Please get in touch with your Education Officer to learn more or if you have any questions on the resources.
WWGS Science Resources:
Doing GCE in Geography – Guidebook and activities for Junior Certificate Science
Geography Specific Webinar – Recording of 2021
Global Justice Thematic Resource Sheets – Themes include: climate justice, food security, resource extraction, Energy and Human Rights. Compiled under each of the Global Goals – each sheet has activities, resources, video clips and suggested activities.
Recorded Webinars on Global Justice Themes – Themes include: Poverty, Energy, Food Security (focus on seeds), Fast fashion and many more. Scroll down to access the recordings.
Powerpoint for Teacher Activities – this online powerpoint was used throughout the session to guide the group activities.
Resources used/ mentioned in the session:
Science Direct – Geography and Sustainability articles
Global Citizenship Education Themes Image – see which justice themes fit into each Global Goal
Learning to Unlearn article (Our Hidden Influences)– Jennifer Simpson
Our Hidden Influences – Game exploring how our hidden influences affect how we see the world (using glasses)
Teaching and Learning Materials/Sites:
- Royal Geographic Society
- Global Education Padlet – Sharing a range of resources on themes covered in the session
- 80:20 Book – Development in an Unequal World
- Oxfam Education Website – workshops on various global justice themes
- Gap Minder – Using data to challenge outdated global misconceptions
- The Danger of a Single Story Ted Talk – Chimamanda Adichie
- The Worlds Largest Lesson – activities & lesson plans to explore the global goals
CBA – Geography in the News:
Digging Deeper – Critical question sheet for students when exploring Geography in the News
Mainstream News Sites focusing on Geography:
Magazines/ Sites focussing on Geography:
Student focused news sites:
Student Search Engine:
- https://news.sweetsearch.com (focus on news and history)