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Strong Foundations Workshops for Year 2 A Level Students

The A Level Psychology Strong Foundations workshops are designed to support all Year 13 A Level Psychology students as they complete the fourth term of their two-year linear course.

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The A Level Economics Strong Foundations workshops are designed to support all Year 13 A Level Economics students as they complete the fourth term of their two-year linear course.

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The A Level Business Strong Foundations workshops are designed to support all Year 13 A Level Business students as they complete the fourth term of their two-year linear course.

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Fast-track Your Planning for Linear Year 2

The challenges of preparing students to handle the crucial second year of A Levels are tackled head-on by this resource-packed course.

We’ll look at ways to deliver the teaching content in the second year of the linear A Level, and also how to ensure that Year 1 (AS) teaching content is revisited effectively during the limited teaching time available.

Fast-Track Your Planning for Edexcel A Level Business (Year 2)

Various dates in September

Manchester, Birmingham, London

Fast-Track Your Planning for AQA A Level Economics (Year 2)

Various dates in September

Manchester, Birmingham, London

Fast-Track Your Planning for Edexcel A Level Economics (Year 2)

Various dates in September

Manchester, Birmingham, London

Fast-Track Your Planning for AQA A Level Business (Year 2)

Various dates in September

Manchester, Birmingham, London

Business

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A Level Business Strong Foundations Workshops - Session Content for 2016/17

28th September 2016

We are pleased to confirm details of the session content for our 2016/17 A Level Business Strong Foundations workshops running in November & December 2016 at nine venues.

Edexcel A Level Business Unit Assessment - Units 3.1 and 3.2

27th September 2016

We are pleased to announce the immediate availability of our first Unit Assessment paper for Edexcel A Level Business.

Cash is King… Profit is Prince!

26th September 2016

A great starter activity taken from James Watts, co-founder of BrewDog and author of “Business for Punks”. A simple table and activity that helps to demonstrate to students the importance...

Quality - Explained

Revision videos

Business students need to understand the key concept of quality as part of their studies. This series of short topic videos explains everything they need to know.

CSR - Elkington's Triple Bottom Line

Study notes

Elkington's Triple Bottom Line model is an influential model that has helped share the corporate social responsibility agenda.

Motivation Theories - Explained

Revision videos

The study of motivation is a key part of most business courses. Here are a series of short revision videos that explain the key motivational theories.

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This short revision video outlines the two methods of calculating percentage changes in business exams.

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Economics

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China in 2031 - A Look into the Future!

28th September 2016

Here is a presentation in Prezi format from some of my Year 13 students who won an internal competition dissecting projections for the Chinese economy over the next fifteen years. I...

Chinese peer to peer losses mount

28th September 2016

Another interesting insight into the financial sector in China. Because of state-control of the financial sector, the interest rates charged to commercial borrowers (largely SOEs) are lower than those offered...

Sainsbury takes on Amazon with 1 hour delivery service

28th September 2016

An example of how competition in the grocery sector is changing: Sainsbury's have launched Chop Chop with staff on bikes looking to delivery groceries within an hour in south-west London.

Turbulence in Chinese Property Markets

28th September 2016

Karishma Vaswani raises in this article from the BBC the prospect of current trends in Chniese property markets being indicative of a dangerous 'bubble' and the implications of this for...

A Level Economics Strong Foundations Workshops - Session Content for 2016/17

28th September 2016

We're delighted to confirm the session content for our upcoming A Level Economics Strong Foundations workshops later this term.

Over-educated grads are bad news for economic theory!

27th September 2016

An exciting time of the year for many young people, with some setting off to university for the first time, and others starting to polish their applications for next year. ...

One common question from students at this time of year is about recommendations for which university they should apply for. Students, of course, should think about many factors including proximity...

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English

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Introducing The Professional Teacher

2nd February 2016

Teaching isn't easy. There are no simple solutions, no monopoly on what works best. But our new Professional Teacher channel will help take some of the strain.

GCSE / IGCSE English Literature Revision Quizzes

6th April 2015

Try some of these revision quizzes for core set texts, plays and poems for GCSE and iGCSE English Literature. Each time you take a quiz we load up ten different...

Geography

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Leicester City as an example of globalisation forces

28th September 2016

Leicester City – you know, that small-ish, never-done-anything-much, didn’t-Gary-Lineker-support-them-or-something…. - well they made history yet again last night. They played their first European Champions League match in their history (earned...

Same - but different: energy issues for China and Japan

22nd September 2016

Both China and Japan are attempting to cope with rapidly changing energy situations. In China it has been brought about by rapidly rising energy demand in the last two decades,...

The World's Best Natural Water Slide?

10th September 2016

Is this the worlds best natural water slide?

Help and Support for GCSE and A Level Geography Students and Teachers!

7th September 2016

If you are studying or teaching GCSE and/ or A Level geography then you’re in the right place!

Water stores and cycles

Study notes

Water is stored in three states: as liquid water in the oceans, river and lakes; as ice; and as atmospheric moisture in the form of gaseous water vapour. Water is...

Carbon stores and cycles

Study notes

Carbon is integral to life on earth. It is found as carbon based molecules in various forms – as carbon dioxide and methane in the atmosphere, as organic matter in soils...

2nd September 2016

Carbon systems - feedback loops

In a systems approach, change in the outputs can be redirected back at the inputs. This may either dampen down the initial change process (negative feedback loop) or amplify and...

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History

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Top Tips for Teaching the New GCSE History & FREE WWI Board Game

30th August 2016

It's a new year and new GCSE for History and getting your year off to a flying start is something everything every teacher dreams about...but if you're anything like...

Introducing The Professional Teacher

2nd February 2016

Teaching isn't easy. There are no simple solutions, no monopoly on what works best. But our new Professional Teacher channel will help take some of the strain.

Hitler's "Mein Kampf" Published Again in Germany

28th December 2015

A controversial and sensitive issue in Germany and beyond is raised by the news that Hitler's book, "Mein Kampf," is to be published in Germany at the start of 2016.

Stunning Drone Video Tour of Auschwitz

7th August 2015

A short and poignant video tour here - with a difference. Using drone technology, viewers are taking on an aerial tour of the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp as it is today.

Law

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AQA LAW03 Critical Analysis: Murder - Reform Proposals

15th June 2016

With critical analysis you must discuss the criticisms, describe the proposals for reforms and show if/how these might reduce or eliminate those criticisms. This is how you might use...

​Facebook Gloating Increases Sentence.

12th June 2016

A recent case where a defendant was spared jail – then imprisoned after gloating about it on Facebook, highlights recklessness.

Delegated Legislation and Parliamentary Law Making - How Do They Compare?

14th March 2016

It’s true to say that delegated legislation is not the most exciting of legal areas, but it’s an important topic to know about - there’s a huge...

A legal lowdown of the European Union (EU)

11th February 2016

Recent weeks have seen a lot in the news about the EU and our relationship with it - but what exactly is the EU? 

Michael Gove Goes to Prison

9th February 2016

It's ok. Don't worry. Michael Gove, the Justice Secretary, is only making a fleeting visit to a new prison. However, this Channel 4 video which follows Gove provides a useful introduction...

How to Tackle Scenario Questions in Criminal Law

3rd February 2016

Here's a great technique for answering those tough criminal law scenario questions for non-fatal offences.

Teaching isn't easy. There are no simple solutions, no monopoly on what works best. But our new Professional Teacher channel will help take some of the strain.

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Politics

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Politics Quiz of the Week

26th September 2016

By popular request, here is this week's super starter In the News Politics Quiz, courtesy of Clive Owen of Minster School, Southwell.

Latest thoughts on the new proposed Politics specifications

22nd September 2016

Yesterday I attended the free exam board launch events / CPD in London - certainly lots of debate and discussion about how much weighting should be placed on ideologies for the...

Guide to the New Proposed A Level Politics Specifications

22nd September 2016

I've been taking a very close look at the proposed new A level Politics specifications this week. OCR, as many of us know, have decided to discontinue their Politics A...

Classroom Posters for A Level Politics: Human Rights

21st September 2016

Human Rights is the topic focus for this new set of six full-colour posters for the A Level Politics classroom.

Classroom Posters for A Level Politics: Devolution

21st September 2016

This new set of six full-colour classroom posters for A Level Politics explores the topic of Devolution.

Classroom Posters for A Level Politics: Nature of the UK Constitution

21st September 2016

This new set of six a3-sized classroom posters helps illustrate the Nature of the UK Constitution.

We've just received the first copies of a brand new classroom poster set for A Level Politics - this one is on the Sources of the UK Constitution.

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Psychology

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CPD Webinar: Mastering Research Methods – How to Teach Probability and Significance

CPD Webinar Recordings

On this page you will find the recording and resources for the tutor2u Psychology CPD Webinar titled: Mastering Research Methods – How to Teach Probability and Significance.

CPD Webinar: Practical Ways to Help Make Your Psychology Department "Outstanding"

CPD Webinar Recordings

On this page you will find the recording and resources for the tutor2u Psychology CPD Webinar titled: Practical Ways to Help Make Your Psychology Department "Outstanding"

Research Methods - Variables

Revision quizzes

Variables are the subject of this A Level Psychology revision quiz in our series of quizzes on research methods.

Research Methods - Self Report Techniques

Revision quizzes

This A Level Psychology revision quiz on research methods looks at Self Report Techniques

Research Methods - Experimental Method

Revision quizzes

This A Level Psychology revision quiz in our series on research methods looks at the Experimental Method.

Research Methods - Types of Data

Revision quizzes

Test your knowledge and understanding of the different types of data with this A Level Psychology revision quiz.

Religious Studies

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The Ethics Behind Meat-Eating

4th March 2016

Does eating meat make you a murderer?

Introducing The Professional Teacher

2nd February 2016

Teaching isn't easy. There are no simple solutions, no monopoly on what works best. But our new Professional Teacher channel will help take some of the strain.

Abortion in Northern Ireland - the Religious Divide

14th January 2016

Few issues are more divisive than that of abortion - particularly in Northern Ireland where it remains illegal.

Why Do People Become Islamic Extremists?

13th January 2016

What makes someone become an Islamic extremist?

Sunni and Shia Divide Explained

13th January 2016

This short (90 second) video from The Telegraph provides a useful summary of the reasons for the divide between Sunni and Shia muslims.

Margaret John - Why I Support Assisted Dying

28th August 2015

A timely video here from the Economist ahead of the upcoming parliamentary vote on whether to overturn the ban on assisted suicide.

Sociology

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What You Can Learn from Your A Level Results

20th September 2016

Often the analysis requires comparisons of this year v last year, girls v boys, FSM v non- FSM, my centre v the rest of the country, my centre v similar...

Hit the Ground Running: A Great Induction Activity for New Students

30th August 2016

Over the years I have experimented with various induction activities that all have the same central goal - get new students comfortable with each other and with you. Some have...

5 Top Tips for New A Level Sociology Students

16th August 2016

So the start of the new academic year is nearly upon us and young people up and down the country are about to embark on A level study. The first...

Calling all sociology teachers! Would you like to work with tutor2u?

7th August 2016

You may be excited to hear that tutor2u are planning to invest significantly in supporting your subject and we're looking for experience sociology teachers to work with us in...

Introducing The Professional Teacher

2nd February 2016

Teaching isn't easy. There are no simple solutions, no monopoly on what works best. But our new Professional Teacher channel will help take some of the strain.

Slavery in London

14th January 2016

Every years thousands of overseas workers come to London to work for their rich employers. The result, some might argue, is modern-day slavery on the streets of one of the...

Caesarean section rates have increased dramatically around the globe in recent years and they have proven controversial. The reasons for the increase use of Caesarean sections is partly medically-related,...

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