The Canadian Council for Geographic Education (CCGE) is a joint initiative
of The Royal Canadian
Geographical Society and the National Geographic Society of Washington, D.C. established
The programs of the CCGE aim to strengthen geographic education in the classroom. In addition
to increasing the emphasis on geography within the school system, the CCGE endeavours to
increase the public awareness of the importance of geographical literacy.
To recognize outstanding achievement, The Canadian Council for Geographic Education presents awards to deserving individuals.
Geoliteracy Award -
to honour and recognize individual effort in the development, enhancement and or promotion of geographic literacy in Canadian education
Stewart Semple Scholarship -
Awarded annually to a graduating student of geography in Atlantic Canada to pursue a B.Ed. degree, with a view to him or her becoming a geography teacher at a school in the region. .
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“Canadian Geographic magazine is an excellent resource for teachers and students. It provides posters in both official languages, such as the St. Lawrence Seaway map, as well as short geography related news items suitable for current events. In addition, the June issue each year is devoted to environmental issues such as wind energy.”