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Canadian Geographic Education creates classroom materials, runs programs and works with teachers to raise geographic literacy and spark a lifelong curiosity about Canada among the country’s students.

Jerry Sun, Andrew Ding, Jake Douglas and Ben Woodward in Hong Kong

Team Canada (left to right: Jerry Sun, Andrew Ding, Jake Douglas and Ben Woodward) paid a visit to Victoria Peak while in Hong Kong for the 16th International Geography Olympiad. (Photo: Paul VanZant)

Photo: Paul VanZant
Team Canada picked up three medals at the 16th International Geography Olympiad in Hong Kong
Geography teacher from Ottawa on Can Geo Education's Summer Institute

Allison Fuisz knows how to keep busy, even during summer break. She recently returned from Canadian Geographic Education's Summer Institute in Alberta and is about to set off on an expedition with National Geographic to Iceland. (Photo: Tanya Kirnishni/Canadian Geographic)

Photo: Tanya Kirnishni/Canadian Geographic
Ontario teacher uses the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals to teach students about the impact of their actions
Team Canada for International Geography Olympiad 2019
Four high school geography students are preparing to leave for Hong Kong, where they’ll represent Canada in a global geography competition
Fellows of the royal canadian geographical society and canadian geographic challenge winners at perce, quebec

Finalists in the 2019 Canadian Geographic Challenge and their chaperones pose with RCGS Fellows and the flag of the Society in Percé, Que. on July 15, 2019. As part of their prize, the finalists received passage on board One Ocean Expeditions’ East Coast Fins and Fiddles voyage. Left to right: Robin Esrock, Xavier Spano, Micah Colman, Emma MacLean, Timothy Tao, John Nightingale, Alexandra Pope and Expedition Leader David McGonigal.

Three finalists in this year’s Canadian Geographic Challenge enjoyed the trip of a lifetime as part of their prize, and we were there to capture the fun
Geography teacher from Alberta

Margaret Leland stands in front of the Coba ruins, an ancient Mayan city on the Yucatán Peninsula in Mexico. (Photo courtesy Margaret Leland)

Photo courtesy Margaret Leland
Alberta teacher focuses on geospatial skills as a way to encourage her students to be curious about the world
Canada's Coolest School Trip at Lower Fort Garry National Historic Site

Students watch the blacksmith hammer out a nail at the forge in Lower Fort Garry National Historic Site. (Photo: Tanya Kirnishni/Canadian Geographic)

Photo: Tanya Kirnishni/Canadian Geographic
Highlights from day three of Canada’s Coolest School Trip
Canada’s Coolest School Trip building a teepee in Riding Mountain National Park

Students from Khàtìnas.àxh Community School, alongside Parks Canada Youth Ambassadors, pose in front of the teepee they helped put up. (Photo: Tanya Kirnishni/Canadian Geographic)

Photo: Tanya Kirnishni/Canadian Geographic
Highlights from day two of Canada’s Coolest School Trip
Canada’s Coolest School Trip arrives in Riding Mountain National Park

Students from Khàtìnas.àxh Community School listen to Parks Canada interpreters share the history of the land on which Riding Mountain National Park is located. (Photo: Tanya Kirnishni/Canadian Geographic)

Photo: Tanya Kirnishni
Highlights from day one of Canada’s Coolest School Trip 2019
Charlene Bearhead educational advisor on Indigenous knowledge and connections

Charlene Bearhead at the 2019 Honouring Spirit: Indigenous Students Awards. (Photo: Alberta School Boards Association)

Photo: Alberta School Boards Association
Alberta educator emphasizes the importance of forming strong relationships with Indigenous knowledge keepers and communities in educational programs across the country
The top five finalists in the 2019 Canadian Geographic Challenge

The top five finalists in the 2019 Canadian Geographic Challenge, left to right: Micah Colman (3rd place), Timothy Tao, Xavier Spano, David Landry (1st place) and Ryan Sharpe (2nd place.) (Photo: Tanya Kirnishni/Canadian Geographic)

Photo: Tanya Kirnishni/Canadian Geographic
10th-grader David Landry claims Canada’s top geography prize
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