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Welcome to the website of the Commission on Geographical Education (CGE) of the International Geographical Union (IGU)!
The purpose of the Commission is to promote geographical and environmental education globally.
In order to accomplish this goal, the activities of the Commission include:

Members of the Steering Committee and Regional Contacts
Last revision: November 23, 2015

 

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NEW DRAFT OF CHARTER

Version November 15, 2015 with amendments written based on comments made in the August 2015 IGU CGE meeting in Moscow and the September 2015 EUGEO meeting in Budapest.

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NEWSLETTERS

November 2015

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INTERNATIONAL YEAR OF GLOBAL UNDERSTANDING

We are delighted to forward you the formal press release in different languages regarding the announcement last Sunday, at the International Social Science Council meeting in Durban, that 2016 is proclaimed as the International Year of Global Understanding.

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INTERNATIONAL DECLARATION ON RESEARCH

Final version of the International Declaration on Research in Geography Education (pdf)

2016
Read the first news about the 2016 conference!

SUGGESTIONS TO READ
Where can you go to for help and support when starting out in geography education? The IGU Commission on Geography Education have compiled a list of publications to help any newcomers to the field.
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WIKI

5 completed questionnaires in 2014:

Russia (August 2014)

United Kingdom (June 2014)
Scotland
Wales
England
Northern Ireland

PUBLICATIONS

Rome Declaration on Geographical Education in Europe (September 2013) 

International Charter on Geographical Education available online in 22 languages (pdf)

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The Commission endorses the IGU Initiative on Cultures and Civilizations for Human Development.
See www.homeofgeography.org or email m.robertson@latrobe.edu.au to learn more about this project.


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