Welcome to Decolonising Geography
Formal meetings are a natural part of a teaching career. Whatever your stage in your career, you may find yourself facing a formal meeting you are concerned about.
An introduction to resources that can be used in celebrating Grime and Black British history across the curriculum
Catherine Owen shares strategies for teaching Changing Economic World Unit at GCSE
An introduction to the geographical thought of the radical Black Brazilian thinker and political organiser Beatriz Nascimento.
The CRED Report proposes that the geography curriculum be used to teach a “unifying sense of Britishness”. Here, Decolonising Geography educators argue that we should focus instead on how places have been shaped by competing dynamics of power, resistance and agency
This post seeks to provide teachers with a set of questions to ask before attempting to introduce a new location to children
Researchers Kaveri Qureshi and Nasar Meer respond to last week’s report by the Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities by providing much-needed context for geography teachers and other educators seeking a better grasp of the scholarship around how outcomes in the areas of health, family dynamics, and the labour market become racialised
Alan Lester, Professor of Historical Geography at the University of Sussex, responds to the report of the commission on race and ethnic disparities
TDOV, occuring on 31st March each year, aims to raise awareness of discrimination faced by transgender people worldwide, but also celebrate their contributions to society. We take a look from a decolonisation perspective.
Members of the DG group introduce the website, quick 'first steps' that can be taken and a deeper look into ideas for curriculum change.
Music challenges single story narratives. It welcomes the messiness of the world, as well as it’s multiplicity and unpredictability. It is a powerful tool in decolonising geography.
GCSE Global Development constructs whiteness
The theme for the Geographical Association Conference 2021 is 'Compassionate Geographies' - To reflect that, the programme is quite diverse! So the Decolonising Geography educators group have collated sessions of interest. (Image credit: The GA)
A introductory crash-course for Geography educators
Geography Education needs to step up to the challenge of decolonising curriculum. We can use our students’ enquiry to inspire this process and look to scholars in Black Geography, Indigenous Geography and Decolonial Geography to guide us.
This post will explain what decolonisation and postcolonialism are and where they come from
20 Sep 2020