Tony Binns was President of the GA in 1994. One of the many contributions that he made to the GA was to co-author 'A Case for Geography' which was a response to the then Secretary of State for Education's Keith Joseph's challenge to the geography community to state a case for a place in the curriculum. They met with Kenneth Baker, Joseph's successor, and presented this case.
In 1991, following sustained lobbying and advisory activity by the
GA over several years, geography won its ‘place in the sun’
as a foundation subject at key stages 1, 2 and 3 in the first
National Curriculum for England.
He will have his own entry on my GA Presidents blog in due course as a result.
Check out the progress on the blog so far.
He has just published a new article with Alan Kinder, and it is currently open access.
You can currently view it FREE ACCESS here.
Check out 'A Case for Geography'.