The NZBoGT is offering two awards to support quality geography teaching and learning in schools.

The first is a Conference and Professional Learning Fund to enable teachers to attend a conference or workshop related to geographical education and the second is an award to recognise ‘Excellence and Innovation in Geography Teaching and Learning’.

 

Applications for both awards are now open. Please email applications before the relevant closing dates to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 


Conference and Professional Learning Fund

 

The NZBoGT will award up to a total of $500 to one or more teachers who would like some financial help towards attending a Conference or a Professional Development Workshop that can demonstrate relevance to Geography Teaching.

 

Closing date for applications is Friday 7th August, 2020.

The Conference Fund criteria are as follows:

 

 

Applications for the Conference/ Professional Development Workshop Fund are to take theform of a letter (attached in an email) to the NZBoGT outlining the conference to be attended including:  details of conference/workshop (what, where, when, purpose, etc), a link to the conference/workshop website or advertisement, potential costs involved in attending and what form an educational resource to be produced as a result of attending the conference might take.


Excellence in Geography Teaching and Learning Award

 

This award is to recognise Geography Teachers who are excelling in their classroom teaching through both innovation and student engagement. 

 

One award of $500 for the winning teacher will be made this year.

 

Closing date for applications is Friday 16th October, 2020

The criteria for the ‘Excellence and Innovation in Geography Teaching and Learning’ Award are as follows:

Applications for the award are to take the form of a report which includes the following: