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Ray Y Gildea Jr Award

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Don’t miss the 30th November deadline for the Royal Geographical Society’s Ray Y Gildea Jr Award, supporting innovative projects in the teaching of any field of Geography in both secondary and higher education.

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Eligible Organisations

The grant is available to secondary and higher educational institutions in the UK and the US. The grants are awarded to teachers who are currently employed either at secondary school level, or within the higher education sector. They must be actively teaching students.

Suitable Projects

The funding is available for project research, development or pilot schemes that support learning in any field of Geography. There should be a direct benefit to the students.

Examples of past projects funded by the award include:

  • The creation of resources at the University of Sheffield that tackle the issue of research bias to the Global North. The project was implemented through ethics training.
  • The development of resources to help secondary school children to better understand the issues faced by the most marginalised communities and cultures across the world. Debate issues include environmental injustice and Human Rights.

Application Process

Applicants are advised to read the advice and resources guide before completing an application. Completed applications are then sent by email to [email protected].

Important Dates

The deadline is 30th November 2020.

Funding Range

Up to £1,000 is available.

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