Online IB DP Geography Resources by Richard Allaway

Matt Podbury

The online geography textbook that never goes out of date!

Piers Tainsh

For the past 10 years, I have been an avid fan of geographyalltheway. The resources that are provided are contemporary, well chosen and the sequence of learning is easy to follow, signposting the links to the main geographical concepts of the IB Geography Diploma Programme. This is a resource for all Geographers – from those who are new to the IB and those such as myself with 25 years of Geography IB experience. Keep up the good work.

Piers Tainsh
Subject Lead - Individuals and Societies

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Teaching and learning with, the repository of my teaching materials, has been online since 2006. The 16+ resources (designed for IB DP Geography) require a subscriptionAll the other resources on the site are free for anybody to use.

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Key terms

IB DP Geography Key Terms - key terms available by unit, which can be viewed on the screen, downloaded as a PDF or as a file to be uploaded to various flashcard platforms.


IB DP Geography exam style questions - a bank of exam-style questions searchable by unit, sub-unit, command term and marks available. Feedback is welcomed upon individual exam-style questions.


IB DP Geography Geographic Skills - is designed to outline the geographic skills needed for students' and educators' success in the DP Geography course.

Smartphone - an online app that curates 200+ podcasts by IB DP Geography unit and lesson.

The gatw Menu

The gatw Pre IB DP Geography course menu - is designed for students who are about to start the IB DP Geography course so that they can feel ready and prepared.

The 'How do you know what you don’t know?' newsletter

I write a (roughly) weekly newsletter. On a Tuesday, something not too long, four items in total, with the hope that you find something that you didn’t know and that is useful to you.

How do you know what you don’t know? is about spreading some of the things that I find useful and sharing them in an easily accessible and digestible way.

The first item will be based on bigger ideas and everyday geographies for all geographers. The idea behind the second item is something that is more focused on the needs of IB DP geographers, educators and students. The third section is a quick update on something I am working on. The fourth and final item will be a bit more random.

The ‘How do you know what you don’t know?’ newsletter is free and isn’t just for geographyalltheway subscribers!