Category Archives: Guidance

New GCSE, AS/A level Geography Fieldwork Guide

A new GCSE, AS/A level Geography Fieldwork Guide has been published by Edexcel, produced in association with the Field Studies Council, the Geographical Association and the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG). This Geography Fieldwork Guide is designed for use by … Continue reading

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Educational Visits & Journeys Guidance Revised November 2015

A revised version of the LA’s educational visits guidelines is now available entitled “Organising Visits & Journeys: Educational Visits and Outdoor Education Standards and Guidelines ”. It is dated November 2015. This replaces the previous edition dated March 2011. Please … Continue reading

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Educational Visits Co-ordinator (EVC) Training Courses 2016

Three dates are now available for this training for 2016. It is particularly suitable for Educational Visits Co-ordinators (EVCs) new to the role and others involved in the management of educational visits. This course, developed by the Outdoor Education Advisers’ … Continue reading

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Educational Visits Co-ordinator (EVC) Training Courses 2015

Three dates are now available for this training for 2015. It is particularly suitable for Educational Visits Co-ordinators (EVCs) new to the role and others involved in the management of educational visits. This course, developed by the Outdoor Education Advisers’ … Continue reading

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Educational Visits Co-ordinator Training Course

The next Educational Visits Co-ordinator (EVC) Training course is being held on Thursday 2 October 2014 at BBIC Wilthorpe, Barnsley. Places still available for those who wish to attend. All schools and children’s services settings should have an Educational Visits Co-ordinator who … Continue reading

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Safer Adventures: Managing the risks of adventure travel

BS 8848 is the British Standard for organising and managing visits, fieldwork, expeditions and adventurous activities outside the UK. The Royal Geographical Society with the Institute of British Geographers (RGS-IBG) was on the British Standards Institution (BSI) technical committee that … Continue reading

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EVC Training Course – Wednesday 26 March 2014

The next Educational Visits Co-ordinator (EVC) Training course is being held on Wednesday 26 March 2014 at BBIC Wilthorpe, Barnsley. Places still available for those who wish to attend. All schools and children’s services settings should have an Educational Visits Co-ordinator who … Continue reading

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Overseas Expeditions & Fieldwork Course for Teachers and Youth Leaders

Thursday 27 February 2014, 9.30-16.00 at Royal Geographical Society (with IBG), London SW7 2AR This one day course has been designed by the RGS-IBG for any school leader planning an overseas expedition, community project or fieldwork. The workshop will look … Continue reading

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EVC Training October 2013 – Change of Date

Please note the following change of date: the EVC Training course originally scheduled for Wednesday 2 October 2013 will now take place on Wednesday 9 October 2013. Further details and how to book here.

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Planning Educational Visits – Visit Leader Training 2013

This event is aimed at teachers, staff and others from schools, academies and children’s services involved in leading or taking part in educational visits and activities. It covers the fundamental issues involved in planning and organising off-site educational visits. The training includes: … Continue reading

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