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Reviewing the 2019 SQA Higher Geography exam and assignment

Geography 16-18 Teacher Training

Lindsay Robb

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Why attend?

Comprehensively review the first year of the new Higher Geography course, reflecting upon the changes to assessment and the practical implications for your next cohort.
  • Analyse the 2019 question papers and marking standards in detail and consider best practice for enhancing students’ performance in the 2020 exams
  • Discuss and share ideas on the ‘big issues’ in Geography at the moment with experienced examiners and teachers Ian and Carly
  • Receive guidance on how students should approach and successfully answer the ‘Application of Geographical Skills’ question
  • Discover strategies that will ‘unlock’ the marks for the assignment and reduce stress for students and teachers, with reference to the 2019 task
Attend this course and receive a free copy of Higher Geography: Physical and Human Environments, Second Edition.

Booking reference:  GEH040919


10.00am Welcome and introduction
  • The ‘big issues’ in Geography at the moment
  • Review of the 2019 course and Higher question papers
11.15am Morning coffee
  • Consideration of the ‘Application of Geographical Skills’ question, understanding and raising standards
12.30pm Lunch
  • Raising attainment in the assignment
  • Tips and strategies on how to ‘survive’!
2.30pm Afternoon tea
  • Practical workshop: Good practice, standards and tips to raise exam performance
3.35pm Review and reflect
3.45pm Course ends


Lindsay Robb - Presenter
Lindsay Robb - Presenter
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Glasgow - Venue TBC
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