The Geography Teacher Educators' Conference brings together all those involved in teacher education, in universities, schools and other settings. This year the GTE Conference is hosted by Trinity College Dublin. It will take place online from the afternoon of Friday 27th January to lunchtime on Sunday 29th January.  

We welcome two keynote speakers: 

  • Zainab Boladale, RTÉ – Where curiosity can lead you! 
  • Dr Ruth McManus, DCU and President of the Geographical Society of Ireland – Shaping Dublin in the twentieth century: from slums to suburbs 

Presentations over the two days include: 

  • Why Racial Experiences Matter in the Classroom: For teachers, researchers and children, Dr Verity Jones 
  • Achieving a Racial Literate Geography Curriculum - Prof David Lambert 
  • A Framework for the School Geography Curriculum - Alan Kinder & Eleanor Rawling 
  • Developing the Racial Literacy Curriculum in Secondary Geography Teacher Education - Dr Chris Winter, Alison Grasmeder, Dr Yinka Olusoga & Jamal Lahmar 
  • Respecting students as citizens: Valuing their Experiences of, and Perspectives on, Geography Education - Dr Lauren Hammond and Grace Healy 

Dr Susan Pike is Assistant Professor in Geography in Education in School of Education, Trinity College Dublin. For more information, please contact

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