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Innovation in Geography Teaching Award

Canadian Geographic Education, the educational network of the Royal Canadian Geographical Society (RCGS), is pleased to annually recognize an educator who has gone above and beyond their job description to further geographic literacy with the Innovation in Geography Teaching award.

This award will be given to a Canadian educator currently working in a K-12 setting who is fostering geographic engagement and increasing the geographic literacy of their students.

The Innovation in Geography Teaching Award consists of a $2,500 prize; $1,250 to the recipient, $1,250 donation made in the winner’s name to support geographic education and a trip for the recipient to the RCGS College of Fellow’s Annual General Meeting to receive their award.

If you know someone whom you think is eligible, please submit a nomination before September 15.

2013 is the first year in which the Innovation in Geography Teaching Award will be presented. Please be sure to read over the nomination guidelines carefully before submitting your online nomination.


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Submit your nomination by September 15.


2013
Innovation in Geography
Teaching Award


RECIPIENT

The 2013 Innovation in Geography Teaching Award recipient is Andrew Young, a geography teacher at G.P. Vanier Secondary School in Courtenay, B.C., and a former member of Canadian Geographic Educationís executive committee.
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How to nominate
To recognize and honour an outstanding explorer, submit your nomination by September 6.
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LISTING OF RECIPIENTS


A complete listing of Innovation in Geography Teaching Award recipients since its inception in 2013.

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