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Strong Foundations Workshops for Year 2 A Level Students

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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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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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)

June - September

London, Manchester, Birmingham

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

Various dates in September

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 Economics (Year 2)

June - September

London, Manchester, Birmingham

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

June - September

Manchester, London, Birmingham

Business

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Brilliant Starter Activity - What Happens in an Internet Minute!

29th August 2016

I saw this amazing infographic on twitter over the weekend that shows what happens in an internet minute. Its absolutely staggering!

Prada Changes its Marketing Mix

28th August 2016

A topical example here of a necessary change in the marketing mix to support a new marketing strategy.

Alphabet and GSK Enter £0.5bn Joint Venture to Invest in Bioelectronic Medicines

28th August 2016

This looks like a really interesting example of a joint venture between two global multinational businesses - GSK and Alphabet (the parent company of Google).

More Focus for Dave Lewis & Tesco as Bakery Diversification Ended

28th August 2016

Step by step, Tesco CEO Dave Lewis is retrenching back from the failed diversification strategies of his predecessors. This time it is the sale by Tesco of a bakery chain...

Retrenchment at Frankie & Benny's

28th August 2016

One of the UK's largest restaurant operators has decided to close down a substantial number of under-performing locations.

The World Trade Organisation.

Study notes

The WTO exists the encourage and facilitate the liberalisation of trade between countries. The WTO deals with the rules of trade between nations at a global or near-global level.

27th August 2016

What is a Trading Bloc?

Trading blocs are usually groups of countries in specific regions that manage and promote trade activities. Trading blocs lead to trade liberalisation (the freeing of trade from protectionist measures) and...

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Economics

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The Green Revolution and Long Term Economic Growth

29th August 2016

The spread of high-yielding crop varieties developed through conventional plant breeding may have led, directly or indirectly, to four-fifths of all economic growth achieved in the developing world during the 4...

New evidence on financial cycles

28th August 2016

Financial cycles are long – on average twice the length of business cycles. At the same time, there is substantial heterogeneity of national cycles across G-7 countries, ranging from very similar...

How the expansion of US higher education has led to a more divided society

27th August 2016

During the 1980s, US wage inequality increased sharply while college education expanded strikingly. Are these two historical episodes unrelated? A new study by Theodore Koutmeridis, presented at the annual congress...

How donations to charity can increase business profits

26th August 2016

Firms can earn significantly higher profits when they tie sales of their products with a donation of 5% of their gross revenues to charity. That is the central finding of experimental...

Do Germans and Spaniards have different preferences between work and leisure?

26th August 2016

Roughly a quarter of the difference between Germany and Spain’s employment rates is the result of different preferences for working in the two countries. That is the central finding...

New evidence on labour market hysteresis

25th August 2016

The longer you're unemployed, the less likely you are to find a job.

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Liechtenstein is in the European Economic Area. It also has restrictions on the free movement of people. Could it be a model for the UK’s Brexit? This short report...

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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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Factors contributing to the character of places

Study notes

Factors contributing to the character of places can be categorised into two groups - endogenous and exogenous.

Water Balance

Study notes

This is the balance between the inputs and outputs of a drainage basin.

13 Incredible Facts about Volcanoes - Lesson Video

26th August 2016

This 80 second video would make a great stimulus resource for lessons on volcanoes.

Experienced places and media places

Study notes

What role does actually experiencing a place have developing a sense of attachment to a place?

Near and Far Places

Study notes

National identity is, in some senses, a fiction since any one country is the product of a multitude of different groups of people, ideas and experiences.

Lesson Starter Activity for Year 7 Geography Class - Trapdoor!

26th August 2016

Trapdoor can be used as a bellwork activity (for information on bellwork activities please refer this blog), a starter, a plenary or to deliver new content.

26th August 2016

Drainage Basin Stores

Drainage basin stores are surface or underground repositories of significant quantities of water that may regulate the rate at which input feeds through to the output.

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History

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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.

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.

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Politics

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There's No.9 and a No.12 Downing Street too!

23rd August 2016

Here's an interesting little article on what goes on where in Downing Street published by the Guardian. It may not be something that A Level Politics would need to know...

Study finds that fracking benefits Republican candidates

22nd August 2016

Voters in US congressional districts that experience shale oil and gas booms are more likely to kick out Democrat politicians and replace them with less environmentally friendly Republicans. That's the...

A Level Politics Continues to Grow in Popularity

20th August 2016

The entry statistics by board and in total for AS and A2 Politics are summarised in the charts below.

It's 3am, the phone is ringing in Springfield

2nd August 2016

Back in 2008 during the primaries when Hillary Clinton went head to head with Barack Obama for the Democratic nomination, the Clinton campaign released the 3am attack ad all about a...

Civil Rights Act 1964

Study notes

The Civil Rights Act 1964 was a major piece of legislation in the United States that made it illegal to discriminate based on race, colour, sex, national origin or religion. In...

Affordable Care Act 2010

Study notes

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010, often known as the ACA or Obamacare is federal law in the United States which requires all citizens of the US to ...

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Day Four was the final day of the Democratic National Convention, and saw Hillary Clinton accept the Democratic Nomination for President. You can watch a one minute summary below and...

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Psychology

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Love, Loss, and the Space Between - An Interview with Dr David Sbarra

29th August 2016

Tutor2u Blogger Dennis Relojo recently interviewed Dr David Sbarra, a clinical psychologist and Professor at the University of Arizona about his book Love, Loss, and the Space Between: The...

OCR A-Level Psychology Peer-Marking Grid

Exam technique advice

These tutor2u peer-marking grids have been developed specifically for the OCR examination board. It will help you and your students accurately assess and become familiar with the criteria used...

Edexcel A-Level Psychology Peer-Marking Grid

Exam technique advice

This tutor2u peer-marking grid has been developed specifically for the Edexcel examination board. It will help you and your students accurately assess and become familiar with the criteria used...

AQA A-Level Psychology Peer-Marking Grid

Exam technique advice

This tutor2u peer-marking grid has been developed specifically for the AQA examination board. It will help you and your students accurately assess and become familiar with the criteria used...

5 Tips for Managing Stress

24th August 2016

A number of studies have determined that stress at work is one of the leading causes of people taking time off work sick and most people experience stress at some...

How to spend less time on your phone and more time on your Extended Essay

22nd August 2016

The reason why Psychology is better than all other subjects (OK, so maybe I’m a little biased) is that it’s so applicable to our everyday lives. When are...

Lee and Bailey (Nov 2015), writing in the Journal of Adolescent Health, found a correlation between the amount of time spent out of school, how that time was used, and corresponding...

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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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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...

Societal Change and Caesarean Sections

13th January 2016

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,...

Growing Old in America's Prisons

28th August 2015

A fascinating insight here into the life of elderly prisoners who make up an increasing number of America's 2 million+ inmates.

21st August 2015

What is stratification?

Stratification describes the way in which different groups of people are placed within society.

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