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Richard Maurice

Richard Maurice

Federation Geography Consultant and Lead Practitioner: Geography Subject Lead

When will you see Richard?

As a Geographer, Richard will be at each specialist Geography training day, field studies residential and as a visiting observer in Geography lessons. Richard supports all Geography trainees, working closely with them to ensure they receive the highest quality teacher training and are able to develop into outstanding Geography teachers.


Richard has worked at two of the Harris Federation academies, including as head of Geography at Harris City Academy Crystal Palace. He is a Specialist Leader of Education for Geography and in his role as Geography Consultant oversees the raising of standards in Geography across the Federation’s secondary academies. Richard sits on the Geographical Association’s special interest group for Initial Teacher Training; a group that looks to shape policy in geographical teacher training. He believes that all young people deserve the highest quality education regardless of race, creed or socio-economic background, and understands that quality teacher training is integral in achieving this.

Geography is a subject which holds the key to our future.
Michael Palin

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