For Educators


The IAYG’s MaxiTeach programme provides curated educational materials, resources, and lesson plans in geography, geology, and social studies to educators around the world – all at no charge. By taking care of classroom materials, MaxiTeach empowers educators to focus on what matters most: instilling a world-class education in students.

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Educator Workshops and Training

As an institution dedicated to the empowerment of educators, the IAYG’s worldwide alliances hold educator workshops, trainings, and other events to support the teaching of geography & social studies.

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For Institutions

IAYG-affiliated Departments

IAYG-affiliated university geography & earth sciences departments are united in their commitment to advancing research, programmatic opportunities, and professional support in geography, geology, and global studies. By becoming an affiliated department, you join a worldwide network of departments participating in academic information exchange, professor/lecturer mentorship and student programmes.

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al-Idrisi Research Initiative

The al-Idrisi Research Initiative is the IAYG’s premier research, mentorship, and innovation initiative worldwide. al-Idrisi is an umbrella initiative of the IAYG’s collaborative research, academic mentorship, academic journals, and grants programmes. Geared toward early career geographers and university students, the al-Idrisi Research Initiative advances the field of geography and empowers young people to conduct world-class research.

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