The OS Award for "excellence in geography teaching in secondary education" is awarded annually by the RGS-IBG. This years's winners were announced earlier in the week - there are usually two people who receive the award each year.
This year, we have:
It occured to me that many winners have connections with the GA as well as the RGS-IBG, just as many GA Presidents have had over the years. This is a cross-post with my GA Presidents blog project, which has now reached 2009, and explored some of those long-running connections between the two organisations.
Here are the previous winners of the OS Award - you will spot some very well known names there and people who have above all shared their practice widely and worked particularly hard within their own subject communities. I've met and worked with a fair proportion of these colleagues. I've emboldened those who have a particular involvement with the GA, whether that is serving on a committee, offering CPD, writing journal articles or some other connection that can be articulated.ORDNANCE SURVEY AWARD (First awarded in 1998)