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Student exam workshops

Our intensive one-day exam coaching & revision courses are designed to focus students on the techniques and skills that examiners require them to demonstrate under pressure in the exam hall.

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A Level Year 1 (AS) Economics Revision Workshops

Manchester, Leeds, London, Bristol, Birmingham, Portsmouth, Cambridge

Join us for these intensive one-day exam coaching & revision workshops to help students prepare for the two exam papers in Year 1 (AS) of the new A Level Economics.

AQA BUSS4 Revision Workshops

Gateshead, Leeds, Manchester, London, Bristol, Birmingham, Portsmouth, Cambridge

Join Jim Riley and the rest of the tutor2u BUSS4 team for an intensive day designed to prepare students for the challenges of BUSS4 in June 2016. Highly recommended.

A2 Economics Revision Workshops

Manchester, Leeds, London, Bristol, Birmingham, Portsmouth, Cambridge

This exam coaching and revision workshop is designed to support A2 Economics students in the final phase of their preparation for exams in June 2016. The workshop combines exam technique advice...

AQA A Level Business Year 1 (AS) Revision Workshops

Gateshead, Leeds, Manchester, London, Bristol, Birmingham, Portsmouth, Cambridge

Join Graham Prior and the team for this intensive one-day exam workshop to help students perform to their best in the first AQA A Level Business Year 1 (AS) exams in...

Edexcel A Level Business Year 1 (AS) Revision Workshops

Gateshead, Manchester, London, Bristol, Birmingham

This intensive one-day exam technique and revision workshop is designed to help Edexcel A Level Business students maximise their performance in the first-ever Edexcel A Level Business Year 1 (AS) exams...

AQA AS Psychology Revision Workshops

Manchester, London, Birmingham, Portsmouth, Cambridge

Join the tutor2u Psychology team for an intensive day of revision and exam technique practice for AQA AS Psychology (new spec). We've packed a huge amount into the five...

GCSE Business Revision Workshops

London, Birmingham, Manchester

Join Graham Prior, Michelle Stephenson and Jim Riley for tutor2u's intensive one-day revision workshops focusing on the key exam skills and core topics required for success in GCSE Business...

CPD courses

tutor2u’s acclaimed, resource-packed CPD courses: practical, high quality and superb value for money.

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AQA BUSS4 Section A Briefing 2016

London, Manchester

Let tutor2u take the strain with the 2016 AQA BUSS4 Research Theme on e-commerce. Jim Riley & Graham Prior put over 200 hours of preparation into understanding the BUSS4 research theme and...

Teaching Global Economics at A Level

London

The global context of Economics is even more prominent in the teaching content of the new A Level Economics specifications as well as being core to student performance in the...

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The Professional Teacher

Our dedicated tutor2u channel to support teaching professionals in the classroom and beyond

Here is a thoughtful podcast analysis from The Economist on the role of ed-tech in education, and whether it is actually helping learning.

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Teachers "overpredicting" A-level grades

7th February 2016

The Head of UCAS, Mary Curnock Cook, claims that teachers are increasingly over-predicting the grades that their pupils will achieve at A-level in order to help them win places at...

Better Classroom Questioning - Socratic Questioning

5th February 2016

Socratic questioning is an extremely powerful questioning technique that teachers can use to explore complex issues and ideas with students, open up common misconceptions and analyse and evaluate topics at...

Do schools kill creativity?

5th February 2016

I'm a big fan of Sir Ken Robinson's work - his book "Finding your Element" is an easy read and pretty inspirational - but if you haven't quite got time...

Cut and Paste Powerpoint Timer

5th February 2016

Have you ever wanted to include a simple timer into a Powerpoint slideshow?  Now you can - this simple Powerpoint-timer file gives you some "cut-and-paste" timers to put...

Preparing a lesson for a teaching job

2nd February 2016

The "observed lesson" remains a key part, if rather odd part, of the typical teacher recruitment process, and is often the bit that job candidates dread the most....

Cambridge University announces new admissions test

2nd February 2016

In a move that is not particularly surprising, given how vehemently the university has spoken out about the removal of compulsory AS exams, Cambridge has announced that from November this...

Business

BUSS4 Essay Plan Template

7th February 2016

Well structured BUSS4 essays which answer the question set and demonstrate the required skills invariably score very highly. This BUSS4 essay planning template follows the approach we encourage ...

Curry Crisis - The Economics & Business Behind a Market under Threat

6th February 2016

There are around 12,000 curry houses in the UK - but not for much longer if predictions of the market's demise prove correct.

Takeover Strategy - Who Might Buy Yahoo?

6th February 2016

We reported on the Business Blog recently that Internet business Yahoo is going through a significant phase of retrenchment as it struggles to compete with the likes of Google and...

Analysing the Strategic Logic of the Sainsbury's Argos Takeover

6th February 2016

A superb five minute analysis here of Sainsbury's £1.3bn takeover of Home Retail Group (owner of Argos).

In Search of Synergy: Sainsbury's Buys into Argos' E-commerce Capabilities

3rd February 2016

What is the core strategic rationale for Sainsbury's £1.3bn takeover of Home Retail Group (the parent company of Argos)? E-commerce and Economics of Scale are the answer.

The Biz Quiz - 4 February 2016

3rd February 2016

The first Biz Quiz of February 2016 is a cracker. Can you get all ten questions right?

3rd February 2016

Retrenchment at Yahoo

When you hear that a major Internet business has decided to cut its workforce by 15% you know it is in trouble.

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Economics

Advice on Applying to Study Economics at University - 2016 Guide

7th February 2016

The latest edition of Geoff's superb free guide to applying for University Economics courses is now available to download.

Chinese Economic Reform - An Overview

7th February 2016

These are pivotal times for the Chinese economy. Structural reforms of their institutions, labour and financial markets are high on the agenda of the Chinese government and many of them...

UK Current Account Deficit in 2015 - Digging Deeper

7th February 2016

I am grateful to my colleague Mo Tanweer for digging out this extra detail on the breakdown of the UK current account deficit in 2015. It provides some revealing context to...

Grimsby - The Renewable Capital of Britain

7th February 2016

A blustery hat tip to Matt Smith for spotting this superb contextual example in the Independent of the partial economic renaissance being seen in the east coast port of Grimsby....

Halting the Yuan slide - Reserves dim sum

7th February 2016

Armed with a huge stock of reserves of foreign currency, the People's Bank of China has been intervening heavily in a bid to soften the downward slide in the external...

Economists must never ignore the human factor

7th February 2016

Several members of the Tutor2u teacher community have alerted me to this excellent, thought-provoking article from Tim Garton-Ash on the challenges to Economics as an academic discipline nearly ten...

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This video from Reuters highlights the precarious existence of migrant workers as the Chinese economy slows down: as the piece highlights, workers are increasingly seen as criminals rather...

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English

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...

Teaching 19th Century English Texts - the New Teaching Resource from CUP, Zondle and tutor2u

8th February 2015

We're delighted to be partnering with Cambridge University Press (CUP) and Zondle to support the launch of a superb new teaching & learning resource for colleagues teaching GCSE English from...

Geography

Why Wildfires are Necessary

7th February 2016

This excellent new animated video from TEDEd explains the key benefits of wildfires.

Characteristics of a sustainable city

Study notes

Sustainable cities, sometimes known as ecological or ‘eco’ cities, are settlements designed to have as little impact on the environment as possible. We summarise the various techniques through which the...

Ecosystem Succession

Study notes

An ecosystem succession is the changing phases of dominant plant species occupying a particular climatic habitat or ecosystem.

Can volcanic eruptions be predicted?

4th February 2016

It is a mission that has been attempted many times; sometimes with fatal results as volcanologists have been caught on volcano summits when they erupt as they attempted to find...

40 Maps That Explain the World

3rd February 2016

A fascinating series of maps that helps put things into context when it comes to broadening our understanding of the world. 

Are Vertical Farms the Future of Agriculture?

2nd February 2016

Let your students watch this engaging 10 minute video on Vertical Farms and see how they respond. 

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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History

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

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.

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.

WOW! Law 2014 Teaching Resource Folders

28th January 2016

We checked the store room just now and found a few pristine copies of the full delegate resource folder for WOW! Law 2014!  The folder is packed with superb, timeless...

WOW! Law 2015 Teaching Resource Folders

28th January 2016

Over 100 A Level & BTEC Law teachers joined us for WOW! Law 2015. We've still got few of the bumper delegate resource folders left - which can now be ordered at a...

Meet the New Crime Fighting Force - Senior Citizens

27th January 2016

Some great footage captured by CCTV in this short Telegraph video which showcases five examples of pensioners who took on criminals.

Can DNA Help Predict a Suspect's Age?

27th January 2016

Forensic scientists have devised a test that examines blood samples left at crime scenes to predict the age of crime suspects to within four years. 

22nd January 2016

Frustrated Contracts

If a contract is made, and for whatever reason it later becomes impossible for one party to perform their obligations, then we need to think about frustration.

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Politics

Donald Trump Will Never be President - His Mouth is Too Small

7th February 2016

You won't find this kind of analysis in the A Level Politics textbooks. 

The use of social media to drive political change

7th February 2016

Social media - Twitter, Facebook, Instagram etc - is increasingly being used to drive forward political change, and is worth looking more closely at especially for students of global politics.

Measuring the impact of political advertising on TV in the US

7th February 2016

This week's Economist contains an impressively-researched data chart, showing the relationship between the number of political TV ads (both positive and negative adverts) and the impact that those adverts have...

Civil Service statistics

7th February 2016

How many people work in the Civil Service? Is the make up of the Civil Service fairly representative? What are their working patterns like? Find out every statistic you could...

Charting Putin's Popularity

5th February 2016

I'm a big fan of the Economist Daily Charts - this "timeline" chart, mapping key events in Russia since 2000 against the popularity of Vladimir Putin and the Russian Government, shows...

What the EU thinks

5th February 2016

With the publishing of the draft agreement between Britain and the EU, pollsters have surveyed opinion from across the nation. But, the EU leaders still need to vote on the...

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Another lively video from Hip Hughes History - this one is an 8 minute whizz through the key structures and roles of the US Judiciary, giving useful background knowledge for the...

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Psychology

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.

Role of Peer Review in the Scientific Process

Study notes

Peer review is a process that takes place before a study is published to ensure that the research is of a high quality, contributes to the field of research and...

Research Control

Study notes

There are several ways in which research can be controlled to eliminate extraneous variables.

Sampling Techniques

Study notes

A population is an entire group with specified characteristics. The target group/population is the desired population subgroup to be studied, and therefore want research findings to generalise to. A...

Content and Thematic Analysis

Study notes

Content analysis refers to the process in which presentations of behaviour or qualitative data from self-reports are analysed.

Correlations

Study notes

Psychologists are not alone in their use of correlations, in fact many disciplines will use the method.  A correlation checks to see if two sets of numbers are related;...

31st January 2016

Case Studies

Case studies are very detailed investigations of an individual or small group of people, usually regarding an unusual phenomenon or biographical event of interest to a research field. Due to...

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Religious Studies

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.

Free Will and Determinism

1st March 2015

Sociology

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.

What is stratification?

Study notes

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

New GCSE Sociology - Teaching Content from September 2017

3rd August 2015

The DfE has published the draft proposed subject content for the new GCSE Sociology for first teaching from September 2017.The draft teaching content is now open to consultation and responses...

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Ireland has become the first country in the world to vote on same-sex marriage in a national referendum. This short BBC video takes a look at how the issue of...

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