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Resources to support the NSW secondary Geography curriculum
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A look at « Journeys to school », around the world - YouTube

A photo exhibition launched by SIPA Press, UNESCO & Veolia Transdev, "Journeys to School" tells an inspiring story of girls' and boy's journey to school. It ...
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We tend to take education for granted, but as this video shows, even the journey to school for some children is a challenge.

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Global Maps - Children's Chances

Global Maps - Children's Chances | Geography in the classroom | Scoop.it
This section provides a global picture of where countries stand on laws and policies that governments can implement to make a difference in children’s life chances.
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Making room for girls

Making room for girls | Geography in the classroom | Scoop.it
IN THIS week's print edition we look at an important issue in development economics: how to reduce the gap between the number of girls and boys being educated...
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Whilst overall statistics highlight a narrowing of the gap regarding gendered access to education, the UN statistics also indicate the uneven nature of the improvement in terms of geographical location and age. For older girls in sub-Saharan Africa, the enrolment gap between girls and boys is widening. 

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Power of Place: Geography for the 21st Century

Power of Place: Geography for the 21st Century | Geography in the classroom | Scoop.it

"A video instructional series for high school and college classrooms; 26 half-hour video programs, coordinated books, and Web site.

 

Geography educators and content experts from around the globe shed light on the physical, human, political, historical, economic, and cultural factors that affect people and natural environments. Maps, animation, and academic commentary bring into focus case studies from 50 sites in 36 countries. Each case study features new interviews, maps, video footage, and graphics in order to reflect the geographic issues of our world in the 21st century. A coordinated Web site provides further content information..."


 


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