FSC | Field Studies Council

Field Studies Council: Bringing Environmental Understanding to All

Fieldwork and Data Skills

  • Location: Malham Tarn
  • Tutor: FSC Course Tutor
  • Dates: Saturday 21 September 2019 to Sunday 22 September 2019
  • Times: 10:30 - 14:00
  • RESIDENT - SOLE OCCUPANCY: £50

This weekend course offers teachers the opportunity to improve their skills in providing high quality ‘first hand’ outdoor fieldwork. It will focus on preparing students for the non-examined assessment (NEA) component of the A-level Geography qualification, but also introduce skills that can be applied at GCSE level.

Overnight accommodation is included on Saturday night. Meals are included on Saturday evening, Sunday morning and lunchtime. Please bring a packed lunch on Saturday. If you wish to stay on Friday night, please contact the centre directly.

Throughout the course, participants will gain practical experience of planning and carrying out Geography fieldwork data collection, research and investigation, designed to support specification requirements. We will discuss the use of statistics and also demonstrate how apps can be used in the field. This course is offered in partnership with the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG), as part of their Data Skills in Geography Project, funded by Nuffield Foundation. See www.rgs.org/dataskills for further details. The course is subsidised by the FSC and the RGS-IBG Data Skills in Geography Project.

Who is this course for?

This course is for anyone involved in teaching fieldwork to GCSE and A-level students who wishes to enhance their fieldwork skills and planning.  


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