Annual General Meeting

Annual General Meeting

The AGM to elect officers of the association and ordinary committee members will be held on Monday 17th September at Guilford Young College (Hobart Campus) from 5:30pm.

All members are encouraged to nominate for election to the committee.  Please contact us if you have any questions or would like to complete a nomination form.  Email us at info@tgta.org.au.

Geography Literacy Unlocked

Geography Literacy Unlocked has been written for secondary geography students seeking to improve their literacy skills. It includes a focus on written, visual and oral literacy.

Geography Literacy Unlocked is published by the Australian Geography Teachers Association and written by Dr Grant Kleeman. One of Australia’s leading geography educators.

Key features:

  • An engaging, easy-to-navigate design
  • A student-friendly approach featuring step-by-step explanations and annotated exemplars
  • A focus on the basics of effective written communication – spelling, punctuation, tense and the use of connectives
  • Descriptions of the principal text-types used in geography, supported by annotated examples
  • Guidance for writers in quoting, paraphrasing, summarising and referencing the work of others
  • A focus on the responsible use of social media
  • A comprehensive coverage of the principal forms of visual and oral texts students encounter in geography
  • Templates or scaffolds to support the interpretative skills students are expected to demonstrate.

Download a brochure and order form by clicking here

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AGTA Geography Skills Unlocked Textbook

Geography Skills Unlocked is a skills book for Australian secondary schools.

Key features:

  • Contents aligned to the inquiry and skills-based requirements of Australian Curriculum: Geography
  • An engaging, easy to navigate design
  • A student friendly approach with step-by-step explanations, descriptions and worked examples
  • A focus on emerging technologies used to gather, analyse and present geographical data
  • GeoSkills and GeoInquiry activities that scaffold student learning
  • A wealth of stimulus material including a diverse range of maps, graphs, aerial photographs, satellite images, diagrams and photographs
  • Examples drawn from each Australian state and territory with additional international material
  • Key terms explained in embedded glossary boxes

Geography Skills Unlocked is published by the Australian Geography Teachers Association and written by a team of experienced Geography teachers.

Order a copy or set by downloading the order form here

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Humanities Conference

TGTA is excited to announce a partnership with the Tasmanian Association for the Teaching of English (TATE) and the Tasmanian History Teachers' Association (THTA).  The heart (or love) of the discipline Humanities Conference will see our three Associations converge to deliver high quality professional learning.  Pitched at Middle School, Secondary School, Senior Secondary and Tertiary levels, the conference will feature an Opening Night event followed by a day of concurrent workshops. 

If you are interested in being a presenter at this exciting conference, please complete the 'Call for Presenters' form: https://goo.gl/forms/9mzDbWdaUBcSm68l2

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