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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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CONFERENCES 2016
IGU-CGE: Singapore / Shanghai
IGU Main Congress: Beijing
HISTORY OF THE COMMISSION

Norman Graves & Joe Stoltman made a first draft of a history of the IGU Commission on Geography Education, use the links below to download the Word or PDF version.
This important document is work in progress. We invite colleagues to send comments to Joop van der Schee (j.a.vander.schee@vu.nl) or Clare Brooks (c.brooks@ioe.ac.uk) to extend or improve the text. We appreciate your help.

   

NEWSLETTERS

March 2016

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SUGGESTIONS TO READ
(UPDATE APRIL 2016)
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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NEW DRAFT OF CHARTER

Version May 9, 2016

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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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WIKI
Help others to understand the geography teaching in your country and add vital info. Go to the Questionnaires on
Geography teaching in different countries in the world.

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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