Geography is a dynamic and relevant subject for all young people:
Geography inspires pupils to become global citizens by exploring their own place in the world, their values and responsibilities to other people, to the environment and to the sustainability of the planet
The importance of geography, National Curriculum 2007 KS3 Programme of Study. © QCDA
These are all incredibly important, but many students don’t realise that geography also equips them with a broad range of personal learning and thinking skills (PLTs) such as teamwork, independent enquiry and creative thinking – all highly valued by employers.
Just some of the careers people have been employed in through studying geography: