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The Hong Kong Geographical Association (HKGA) was founded in 1969 with the aims of promoting interest in, stimulating teaching of, and cultivating research about Geography. HKGA is the Hong Kong Sectiona member of the International Geographical Union, and an Advisory Management Committee Member of Hong Kong Teachers’ Centre.
HKGA provides a platform bridging secondary and tertiary geography education. The Association has been promoting geography education and providing important professional supports to geography teachers through a wide range of activities including the Hong Kong Geography Day, fieldtrips, seminars, workshops, orientations for new teachers and subject-related competitions for students. HKGA has been working closely with government departments including the Education Bureau and Hong Kong Examinations and Assessment Authority on curriculum development and teaching and learning assessment. In addition to these activities, the Association also owns an international academic journal Asian Geographer which is published by Taylor & Francis Group. It also publishes papers and newsletters, including a professional newsletter, Hong Kong Geographers.
Full membership is open to any person who is interested in the aims of the Association. There shall be no entrance fee for membership of the Association. Members may be enrolled in any one of the following grades:
- Full Membership
- Life Membership
- Honorary Membership
- Student Membership
For details of appropriate subscription payment and the rights and privileges specified in each case, please check the membership guidelines and application form [hyperlinked to 4.2. application form] in our website.