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By Associate Professor John Lidstone, Michael Williams (auth.), Associate Professor John Lidstone, Michael Williams (eds.)

The prestige of geography at school curricula varies around the globe. Geography, as a discrete topic, has, in a few international locations, tested a robust place in either basic and secondary faculties whereas in others it has a weaker place, usually an element of built-in and cross-curricular preparations. Globally, the craze is for geography's prestige to be challenged. A vital subject matter of this booklet is the site of geography in class curricula with specific connection with centrality and marginality. A moment subject pertains to the topic prestige of geography. a 3rd subject pertains to the spirit and function of college geography and the traditions that underpin the topic and the way those are altering. A fourth subject matter pertains to the best way geography is being visible by way of curriculum planners as contributing to the fulfillment of governmental goals for society regularly. A 5th topic issues the human and fabric assets infrastructure. eventually, what of the longer term?

The underpinning assumption is that stories received in a single nation may be of genuine curiosity to educators in one other. The e-book, is a part of the paintings of the fee on Geographical schooling of the foreign Geographical Union. half 1, written in an international context, specializes in the unique traditions of faculty geography. half 2 studies the modern country of college geography on a huge continental foundation with every one bankruptcy together with nationwide case reviews, written by way of specialists drawn from these international locations. the ultimate elements includes chapters that extrapolate from the current and element to most probably destiny advancements within the topic, back with examples drawn from a number of countries.

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