A Network for the Professional Growth of Geography Teachers in Southern Africa

Geography Academic Conference - Michaelhouse, 21 & 22 June 2024

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Benefits of membership

  • SAGTA annual e-journal: JoGEA
  • Up-skilling opportunities (attending workshops and accredited courses)
  • Promote Geo-sciences and Spatial IT (GIS and Remote Sensing) as a career option to students and learners
  • Membership includes membership of the AAG (American Association of Geographers)
  • Communicate and share with the local geography community
  • Vacancies (for Teachers looking for a post and for schools advertising posts)
  • Resource sharing (access to lesson preparation, digital lessons, assessment tasks and examinations)
  • Student and learner development (Expos and Olympiads - Geography and GIS)
  • Networking opportunities
  • Funding opportunities to attend International Conferences


  • Encourage continued professional growth and support of existing Geography Teachers in Southern Africa.
  • Build up the importance of Geography as a globally relevant subject within schools.
  • Improve the stature of the role of secondary geography in relation to the study options available at tertiary level.

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