GI Pedagogy Training event Madrid, 5-6 July 2022

The course will present the ERASMUS+ GI-Pedagogy outputs such as the  Innovative Pedagogical Model for Teaching using GIS, a resource toolkit for teachers, lesson plan examples (vignettes). The training will introduce the MOOC that will be launched, related pedagogical strategies, useful learning resources and best practices. Participants will be supported to create their own learning materials based on the theoretical inputs. 


Review existing pedagogies relating to geoinformation and to develop effective and innovative new approaches for giving teachers the training they need and resource provisions to fully incorporate web-based mapping software into the geography curriculum using sustainable development goals issues.

“Impossible to map the world–we select and make graphics so that we can understand it”

Roger Tomlinson

Target group

Practicing secondary school teachers, trainee teachers, students of the master’s degree in secondary education, teacher educators, teacher trainees and all those who are interested in teaching and learning using GIS technologies.
The sessions will alternate in different formats. encouraging Interaction between participants through workshops, round tables, fora and social networks. Face-to-face, synchronous distance and asynchronous distance modes will be available, some sessions will be recorded subject to the speakers agreement.

“GIS is waking up the world to the power of geography, this science of integration, and has the framework for creating a better future.”

Jack Dangermond


Monday 4th July: welcome – multiplier event 

Tuesday 5th July: Training course day 1 

  • 9:00 h.‐10:45 h.
    GIS Innovative Pedagogy and Theoretical Basis – Evidence-led approaches e.g. Cognitive Load Theory; Rosenshine’s Principles of Instruction (Rosenshine 2012)
  • Coffee break
  • 11:15 h.‐13:00 h.
    Sequencing / Integration of GIS in the curriculum.
  • Meal at the Main Hall of the conference. 
  • 15:30 h‐17:30 h
    Two case studies which are unpicked – what does good look like? Scaffolding (Tools, resources, skills). Diana Prodan and María Luisa de Lázaro.
  • 17:30 h‐20:30 h
    Workshop: You do: Independent practice guided by teachers.

Wednesdays 6th July: Training course day 2

  • 9:00 h. ‐11:00 h.
    See and discuss the results of the workshop
  • 11:00 h.‐ 13:00 h.
    Closing Conference: Geographical and geospatial competences for environmental and sustainable development education
  • 13:00 h.‐ Closing course.

You can take part online or f2f in Madrid. For those coming to Madrid a limited number of grants is possible: 200 EUR as international participant, 100 EUR as Spanish participant.

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