AGTA Publications

AGTA Journals and News

Geographia is AGTA's newsletter containing the latest news and information about AGTA Board meetings, news from each of the member associations and other news related to the teaching of geography

Geographical Education is the professional journal of AGTA and is on the DEST Register of Refereed Journals

AGTA Resources

AGTA produces a number of wonderful resources including DVDs and texts

Geography Skills Unlocked

Geography Skills Unlocked is an exciting new skills book for Australian secondary schools.

Key features :

  • Contents aligned to the inquiry and skills-based requirements of Australian Curriculum: Geography
  • An engaging, easy to navigate design
  • A student friendly approach with step-by-step explanations, descriptions and worked examples
  • A focus on emerging technologies used to gather, analyse and present geographical data
  • GeoSkills and GeoInquiry activities that scaffold student learning
  • A wealth of stimulus material including a diverse range of maps, graphs, aerial photographs, satellite images, diagrams and photographs
  • Examples drawn from each Australian state and territory with additional international material
  • Key terms explained in embedded glossary boxes

Geography Skills Unlocked is published by the Australian Geography Teachers Association and written by a team of experienced Geography teachers.

Brochure and order form

Thinking Geographically DVD — Revised edition

Thinking Geographically DVDThe new revised DVD has over 50 additional Thinkpieces, new links to Australian Curriculum resources materials, new professional learning presentations and new curriculum planning suggestions. This is a much improved product to support the implementation of the Australian Curriculum: Geography. The DVD contains:

  • geographical thinking examples, exercises and articles
  • over 50 Thinkpieces on geography (thought provoking articles on geographical education in schools)
  • curriculum planning and assessment processes and templates
  • 100s of direct links to Internet sites to support geographical thinking and the teaching of geography
  • presentations and video resource links to support professional learning.

Brochure and Guide to using the Thinking Geographically DVD

This DVD can be purchased from AGTA


Exploring 21st Century Geography DVD

Exploring 21st Century Geography DVDAn outstanding collection of teaching resources including spatial technologies/GIS units. The DVD contains:

  • articles and resources on 21st century Geography
  • GIS skills development, GIS in Physical Geography and Historical GIS books – course processes and activities with geographical data
  • 21st Century Internet sites
  • technology in the geography classroom articles, internet sites and resources
  • inquiry project design and work samples.


This DVD can be purchased from AGTA

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