ALAN Parkinson, Head of Geography at King’s Ely Junior, has written a new book all about the subject he loves.

‘Why Study Geography?’ is the 30th book that Alan, who has been teaching at King’s Ely for seven years, has written or co-written.

Considering studying Geography at University? Wondering whether a Geography degree will get you a good job, and what you might earn? Want to know what it’s actually like to study Geography at degree level? Alan’s new book will tell you what you need to know.

Alan, who lives in Norfolk, is Vice President of the Geographical Association and is scheduled to be President for 2021-22. Some of his other books include a series of children’s activity books called Mission:Explore, written with the Geography Collective, and many KS3, GCSE and A Level Geography textbooks.

In 2019, Alan was also one of the first teachers in the UK to become a United Nations accredited ‘Climate Change Teacher’.

‘Why Study Geography?’ is out today (October 20th), is priced at £12.49 and is available to buy at most well-known book shops, as well as online. The book is also available for Kindle and eBook readers!

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