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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 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 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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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 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 Business (Year 2)

June - September

Manchester, London, Birmingham

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

June - September

London, Manchester, Birmingham

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

June - September

London, Manchester, Birmingham

Business

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Banish Bad Odours with Big Data!

24th August 2016

We are producing more data than ever before, in fact, so much new data is being produced that 90% of all the data that has ever existed was made in the...

The Balanced Scorecard Explained

24th August 2016

Kaplan and Norton's Balanced Scorecard is one of a number of new models on the AQA A Level Business Specification and this short video is pure gold.

Reshoring for Frog Bikes

21st August 2016

A terrific example here to use with students as they study the reasons for and choice of production location.

Harriet Green on Big Data and the Internet of Things (IoT)

16th August 2016

Former Thomas Cook CEO Harriet Green is now leading IBM's IoT business and she's clearly passionate about the potential for business and societal benefits from harnassing Big Data.

How Taking A Long-Term Approach Gives the Mittelstand a Competitive Advantage

15th August 2016

Competitive advantage involves looking for ways of developing and sustaining a significant difference with competitors in often fast-changing markets. How important is taking a long-term perspective to this?

Long-term Strategy & The Mittelstand - Sennheiser

15th August 2016

The Mittelstand - Germany's group of thousands of privately-owned and often world-beating companies - is often used as an example of the benefits of long-term business thinking.

14th August 2016

Data Mining

Data mining is the process of analysing data from different perspectives and summarising it into useful information, including discovery of previously unknown interesting patterns, unusual records or dependencies.

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Economics

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Chronically low employment rates for Greek graduates

24th August 2016

This new infographic drawing on employment data for the European Union illustrates the chronic problems facing people in the Greek labour market. In the UK, 89.9% of graduates are in work...

The Hartz Reforms and the German Economic Miracle

24th August 2016

Labour market reforms that reduced unemployment benefits, improved public job intermediation and relaxed regulations on temporary help agencies or marginal employment have been key to the German labour market ‘miracle’.

Are teams in corrupt countries more likely to win a crucial last league game?

24th August 2016

Professional football teams struggling against relegation are much more likely to get the result they need on the last day of the season in countries with higher levels of corruption....

Gender Pay Gap widens for women with degrees

24th August 2016

The pay gap in the UK between men and women with higher level qualifications has not changed for 20 years, despite several government initiatives. Gemma Tetlow, FT economics correspondent, uses Institute...

Historical context of Brexit

24th August 2016

Becoming a member of the EU had positive effects on UK’s economy. In this video, Professor Nick Crafts suggests that leaving the EU will very probably have a negative...

Famine and the Savings Ratio - Evidence from China

24th August 2016

The experience of the Great Famine of 1959-61 is an important part of the explanation for the strikingly high level of household savings in China today. That is one of...

The gap between the average hourly wages of men and women in the UK remains high despite equality legislation, according to a report out by the Institute of Financial Studies. ...

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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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Geography A Level Entry Analysis from Summer 2016

20th August 2016

A small (1.9%) drop in total A Level entries for AS & A2 Geography in summer 2016. More analysis by exam board below.

What is geography? From the macro - to the micro.

17th July 2016

Just what does geography do - and offer - as a discipline? If geographers have often encountered difficulty in promoting their subject as a clearly defined area of focus as...

Building effective and functioning cities

16th July 2016

Here is a video recording of a talk given by Professor Ed Glaeser from Harvard Cities. He discusses how cities can become a crucial source of economic growth, and how...

Making Room Underground for 1.5 million City Commuters

16th July 2016

The stunning Crossrail project - Europe's largest existing infrastructure project - is nearing completion.

Global population: 11 billion by 2100 is a bit of a 'good news/bad news' story.

8th July 2016

"It's not that we've started breeding like rabbits; we've just stopped dying like flies", wrote Peter Adamson back in 1974 to explain the surging growth in world population. Ironically, the world...

Hole in the ozone layer shows signs of healing. Or doesn't.

1st July 2016

A report has come out this week stating that international co-operation to manage a global environmental issue is showing signs of success: the hole in the ozone layer over the...

El Nino is responsible for many climatic effects from droughts to torrential storms and warming oceans. It's also likely to be responsible for CO2 levels passing the 400 ppm (parts per...

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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 ...

00:1:20

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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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...

Out of School Time & Risky Behaviour

22nd August 2016

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...

tutor2u Psychology – Weekly Update (22 Aug 2016)

22nd August 2016

Last week was one of most stressful weeks in the teaching calendar, with the publication of the 2016 A-Level results on Thursday 18th August. While the week was mostly centred on...

​Ways of Measuring Crime

Study notes

It is important to consider the frequency of criminal activity across the country, so that one can observe if crime levels change over time or where they appear to happen...

McGuffin et al., (1996)

Study notes

A Hospital-Based Twin Registry of the Heritability of DSM-IV Unipolar Depression

The biological approach to psychological research relies on three key assumptions: Patterns of behaviour can be inherited, which means that we don’t only inherit our hair and eye colour...

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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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