Activities

  • GeoSciEd: Our own conference on Geoscience Education takes place every four years (Next: 2018, Brazil).
  • IGC: Every four years we conduct a session on geoscience education during the International Geological Congress (IGC) and organize a meeting for IGEO council members, which is open to everybody interested in IGEO. (Next: 28 August to 4 September 2016.)
    • Proposal: Geoscience Education Theme (IUGS COGE/IGEO/AGID) Sessions (convenors Jesús Martínez-Frías, Gary Lewis, Sylke Hlawatsch, Chris King, Gbenga Okunlola, Afia Akhtar, Elyvin Nkhonjera).
      • Geoscience education: partnership, public awareness and GEO-ERA–  [main convenor IUGS/COGE, Jesús Martínez-Frías, Gary Lewis]
      • Geoscience education at school level – [main convenor IGEO – Sylke Hlawatsch, Chris King]
      • Geoscience education in the developing world – [main convenor, AGID – Gbenga Okunlola, Afia Akhtar, Elyvin Nkhpnjera]
    • In addition to these sessions, and to maximise the impact of the Congress on geoscience education, both nationally, regionally and internationally, we would further like to propose, on behalf of the collaborating organisations.
  • IESO: International Earth Science Olympiad: Our international competition for pupils up to the age of 19.
  • IUGS/COGE: We are affiliated with the IUGS and are strongly related to the Commission of Geoscience Education.