Geography is a contemporary, relevant and vital area of teaching and research. In his inaugural professorial lecture, Ashley Kent opens some windows onto his recent and ongoing research in geographical education. He describes the history of geography education at the Institute, identifying eras and themes. He then examines geography's appeal and image and traces developments in teacher education. In his final `window', Professor Kent describes his research concerning the latest technologies used in geographical education.
Ashley Kent is Emeritus Professor in Geography Education at the Institute of Education, University of London.