Welcome to Geo Sri Lanka: case studies for A level geographers

Until recently South Asia has been a neglected are for study; but, it is a rich area for study geographically and,  just as importantly, offers new material for students. As a teacher I was always on the lookout  for new case studies and as an examiner it was always refreshing to see centres moving away from text book examples that had become out of date…which is why I set up this blog. I hope you find the case studies useful.

Phil Brighty

Stop Press: Just added
Has Colombo solved its garbage problem?
The Chilaw mangrove restoration project
Updates:
Challenging Times Ahead for the Sri Lankan Garment Industry
Dengue Fever 2018

List of articles; there are over 20 articles for you to look through; simply click on the link; list of articles and you will find them all

Dengue in Sri Lanka:  Dengue fever in Sri Lanka is reaching epidemic proportions: check out the latest Dengue update.
 Fieldwork in Sri Lanka;

Sri Lanka is a great place to undertake fieldwork for A level geography. A quick browse through the list of titles ( see above) will give an idea of what you can do. Most places are accessible and value for money; plus for students it can be the trip of a lifetime because with careful planning they get to experience what regular tourists never can:

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China’s expanding influence in South Asia

 

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