Secondary Geography JAWS 2014
at Jerudong International School, Brunei
Friday 21st and Saturday 22nd February 2014

This Job Alike Workshop is an opportunity for you to share good practice and co-construct new knowledge on Secondary Geography with other FOBISIA teachers across the region. All participants will be actively involved in the planning of the agenda and will be provided with opportunities to contribute. All sessions will be led or facilitated by the participants.

Please let me know what topics you would like to be added to those suggested below in the Survey Monkey form, linked below. Is anyone able to facilitate any of these sessions? There will be opportunities to share ‘challenges’ you may be experiencing in your own schools. Some of the sessions will be cover Key Stage 3, IGCSE, A level and IB specific topics. The itinerary plans to spend the first day in the rainforest for discussions on fieldwork and techniques. This trip will leave at 6.30am on Friday. Please bear this in mind when booking incoming flights.

Proposed session ideas include :
Using GIS in School; Examples of Software and Ideas
Current changes to the British Geography Curriculum – Staying in the loop
Geography Apps/Technology in the classroom – Great Ideas
G&T /Enrichment in Geography
Achieving the Secondary Geography Quality Mark
Establishing collaborative learning between schools: SKYPE Classroom
Cross-Curricular Projects – Geography leading the way.

Please complete the registration form with the areas that you would like to see covered; either as a presenter or a delegate. An agenda will be circulated 2 weeks before the event. Please use the Edmodo forum to discuss ideas and requests for the event: using group code: i2fiqf

To register for the event please use this form:
Deadline: Friday 17th January 2014

Approximate Costs: TOTAL BN$ 348
Including: 2 nights Accommodation at the Brunei Hotel including Breakfast (This should be booked independently –details to follow) BN$ 198
Conference fee BN$ 100
Field Excursion Cost to Temburong Rainforest BN$90

The conference fee will include meals, transport from airport and hotel to school and all course resources. We very much look forward to welcoming you to our school and to the Heart of Borneo!

Proposed Friday Itinerary:
Day – Fieldtrip to Temburong NP and Canopy Walk and Session 1
Evening – Dinner at RBYC

Proposed Saturday Itinerary:
Day – 8am until 5pm – Sessions 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6
It is advisable to check in 1hr 30 minutes prior to departure at Brunei Airport.
The airport in approx. 15 minutes from school and 15 minutes from the Brunei Hotel.

Any enquiries to:

JIS Secondary Geography JAWS 2014 Invite