By Rod Gerber (auth.), Rod Gerber (eds.)
I am more than happy to were requested through Rod Gerber to supply a preface to this type of e-book. no longer least due to the twenty-four chapters, 8 are written via former scholars or colleagues with whom i've got labored some time past and whom I nonetheless meet at meetings on geographical schooling. it truly is with a undeniable satisfaction and pleasure that I observe the development which has been made in geographical schooling either in its each day educating and in examine, within the 20 years following the tip of my time period of place of work as Chair of the fee on Geographical schooling of the foreign Geographical Union (CGEIUG). My successors, Joe Stoltman, Hartwig Haubrich, Rod Gerber and now Lea Houtsonen, have performed a lot and are carrying on with to work flat out, to foster the improvement of geographical schooling. This ebook is facts, if facts have been wanted, that the foreign collaboration during this box, is alive and good, with contributions coming from all of the continents (except Antarctica!). it might be a moribund topic that remained unaffected in a single method or one other by means of advancements at the 'great global stage', as Fairgrieve (1926) could have placed it. And, as Rod Gerber exhibits, the problems of globalisation, of cultural encounters, of differing worth structures, of latest applied sciences, of variable financial improvement and of environmental caliber, all function as subject matters which effect and are stimulated via, geographical education.
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