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Work for the Society

We are recruiting for a full time Education Assistant.

Closing Date: Monday 14 January 2019

GSL Schools Geology Challenge

Regional Heats taking place now!

Has your school team got what it takes to win the Schools Geology Challenge? 

Find out how to enter.

Early Career Geologist Award

Apply for the Early Career Award

Get in touch with your Regional Group to find out how you can take part.


HEN Annual Meeting with DIG UK

14-15 January 2019                    Registrations open now!

Education and Careers

Explore resources and information for anyone interested in the Earth, from school teachers and students; through higher education and employment options; to lifelong learning and professional development.

Earth Science Week

Earth Science Week 2018

Earth Science Week took place from 13-21 October 2018 - see what we got up to!

Why you should choose the new Geology A level

What's the value of the new Geology A level? Find out by reading our position statement.

Field Studies Council

Field Studies Council

The Field Studies Council run geology trips for 16-25 year olds interested in studying geology and/or physical geography at university and looking to improve their field skills.


Geological Society STEM Ambassadors

Ambassadors give geoscience talks, workshops, careers information and other support to schools. Request a visit or sign up as an ambassador.


National Schools Geology Challenge & Early Career Awards

Our Regional Groups run the heats for the National Schools Geology Challenge, aimed at A-level students, & the Early Career Geologist Award.

Plate Tectonic Stories

Learn about the tectonic history of the UK and elsewhere!

Geoscience Education Academy: Free training for UK teachers

The GEA offers UK teachers training, support and resources on teaching geoscience if it is not their principal subject. Find out more or apply online.

Plate Tectonic Stories Posters

We have produced A1 sized educational posters on plate tectonics for KS2-3 and KS4-5. 


Accredited Degrees


Find out the benefits of holding an Accredited degree & explore degrees by region or subject.