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Fast-track Your Planning for Linear Year 2

Places are being taken fast for our CPD courses in June and September designed to save you significant planning time for the second year of linear A Level.

We expect these courses to be fully booked by the middle of May, so please email Caroline and the events team ASAP to ensure your department is able to attend.

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

June - September

London, Manchester, Birmingham

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

June - September

London, Manchester, Birmingham

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

June - September

London, Manchester, Birmingham

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

June - September

London, Manchester, Birmingham

Upcoming Student Revision Events

Our exam revision workshop tour is over but there’s still time to book your place on any of our online webinars for A Level Economics, Business & IB Business, and Psychology.

Places are already filling fast and are limited to 200 participants per session so we encourage you to register ASAP if you wish to get involved.

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Our summer-term CPD courses for teachers are here!

If you are new to teaching AQA A Level Business (Year 1) or relatively inexperienced in delivering this popular specification, this is the essential course for you!

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If you are new to teaching A Level Government and Politics, or a relatively inexperienced teacher wanting to boost your subject expertise and confidence, this is the course for you!

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What can you do to help your best A Level Economics students achieve the highest grades? This course explores a variety of proven techniques that we hope will also work...

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Business

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Foxconn's Robotic Workers – Humans Need Not Apply!

27th May 2016

Foxconn, the multinational electronics contract manufacturing company who supply Apple and Samsung, has reportedly replaced 60,000 factory workers with robots.

Revising Ratios - Video Playlist

27th May 2016

Need to understand ratio analysis? This playlist has you covered. We explain the uses and limitations of ratio analysis, then guide you through how to calculate and interpret each one!

Announcing our Programme of Exam Workshops for A Level Business in 2017

27th May 2016

We are delighted to announce details of our expanded and upgraded programme of intensive one-day exam courses for students taking A Level Business exams in summer 2017.

'BLT' with a Side of 'Such As Seasoning', Please! - A Strategy to Develop Exam Skills

27th May 2016

Here's a simple strategy to help GCSE and A Level students develop successful exam answers.

Ratio Analysis - Limitations

Revision videos

Whilst widely-used and understood, there are several limitations with using ratio analysis. This revision video explores these limitations.

Ratio Analysis - Introduction

Revision videos

This revision video introduces the concept of ratio analysis.

26th May 2016

PESTLE Analysis

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A key framework for analysing the key features of the external business environment - PESTLE Analysis - is explained in this revision video.

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Economics

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Industrial unrest in France as Government attempts supply-side measures to make labour market more flexible

27th May 2016

You may have heard that there have been a series of strikes occurring in France at the moment as various groups of workers and unions protest against a raft of...

Announcing our Programme of Exam Workshops for A Level Economics in 2017

27th May 2016

We are delighted to announce details of our expanded and upgraded programme of intensive one-day exam courses for students taking A Level Economics exams in summer 2017.

Disadvantaged students in Scotland less likely to go to university than their English counterparts

27th May 2016

Modern economists focus more clearly on increasing equality and access both as a social objective and as a means of achieving higher economic growth. Attending university and attaining a valuable...

​Growth and Governments

26th May 2016

Will history repeat itself? A great article for A2 students around government intervention in planning for future growth.

​The Economics of School Holidays

26th May 2016

Everyone with children will know that holidays during school time are much cheaper than those that aren’t. Now, new research has shown that half-term holidays can cost up to...

Looking for an activity to kick start your teaching of year 2 A level Economics?

26th May 2016

Here's a new variation on one of our most popular activities - The Government Game (International Competitiveness version). It is an hour long activity aimed primarily at students who have...

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Three Economics Professors from California head on a road-trip to look at how milk farmers are using product differentiation to achieve commercial viability in a market where the state of...

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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...

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

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Time: making the most of the most pressured resource you have in your A level Geography exam

25th May 2016

You’ve done the revision, your head is packed with the information, you have all your equipment to hand – and now it’s a case of just doing the geography...

Teaching Resources for the new AQA A Level Geography

23rd May 2016

We are pleased to announce details of the first series of tutor2u resources to support the teaching of the new AQA A Level Geography specification.

World humanitarian summit to tackle inequality

22nd May 2016

The summit will take place on 23-24 May in Istanbul and aims to tackle global inequality on a number of matters.

Mount Etna erupts

22nd May 2016

Spectacular eruption of Europe's highest volcano

Last minute tips to avoid panic revision

22nd May 2016

It's two days away from the first Geography exam and many will be feeling the stress.

Classification types: structuring your answer so that you are 'thinking like a geographer'.

18th May 2016

Within more extended answers at both GCSE and AS/A level in geography, there is a need to organise your points. A random stream of consciousness (as the ideas occur...

If you’re anything like me, you get to those tightening last few pre-exam lessons and face the dilemma of how to spend the remaining time. Should it be practice...

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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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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.

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...

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...

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Politics

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Unit 4 Essay Advice: "It is better to be a Senator than a Representative. Discuss"

Study notes

This Study Note outlines the key terms and examples that you could when discussing whether the job of Senator is preferable to that of a Representative.

Unit 4 Essay Advice: "Is Congress still a powerful body?"

Study notes

This Study Note looks at the key terms and examples you could use if you were assessing whether Congress remains a powerful body today.

Unit 4 Essay Advice: "“Lacking in effective leadership” Assess this claim about the US Congress"

Study notes

This Study Note contains some of the key terms and examples that you might consider using if you were assessing the effectiveness of leadership in Congress.

Unit 4 Essay Advice: "Members of Congress are now out of touch with the American people. Discuss"

Study notes

This Study Note contains some of the key terms and examples that you could if you were discussing whether Congress is "in touch" with the American people.

Unit 4 Essay Advice: "In foreign policy, Congress is now a by-stander. Assess the validity of this claim"

Study notes

This Study Note takes a look at the key terms and examples you could use if you answered a question about the role of Congress in US foreign policy.

Unit 4 Essay Advice: "The House of Representatives is the least powerful chamber of Congress. Discuss"

Study notes

This Study Note outlines some key terms and examples you could use when discussing whether the House of Representatives or the Senate is the most powerful chamber in Congress.

This Study Note contains key terms and examples that you could use when discussing whether Congress is the most powerful of the three branches of government in the US.

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Psychology

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Get Year 1 of A Level Psychology off to a Flying Start

27th May 2016

We're pleased to announce details of our 2017 programme one-day "Flying Start" exam workshops designed to support all A Level Psychology students as they complete the first year of their two-year...

Psychology CPD: Don't miss out - New to Teaching A Level Psychology in Year 1 (AS)

26th May 2016

The tutor2u ‘New to Teaching A Level Psychology in Year 1 (AS)’ course is a resource-packed day to equip you with the tools you need to start teaching AS Psychology.

Boost Your Grade in A Level Psychology in June 2017

26th May 2016

We're delighted to announce details of our expanded programme of intensive one-day exam workshops designed to support all A Level Psychology students as they take their three A Level exams...

Were the AS Psychology Revision Webinars helpful?

25th May 2016

Now that the AS Psychology exams are out of the way, we are already thinking about how we can support you with your future studies. We hope that you enjoyed...

Will you be teaching AS Psychology for the first time?

25th May 2016

If you, or someone in your department is teaching A Level Psychology for the first time next year, then don't miss out on the tutor2u 'New to Teaching A...

Who are England's Largest A Level Psychology Departments

23rd May 2016

Psychology is a hugely popular subject at A Level with some simply huge departments out there in terms of A Level exam candidates.

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Firstly, we would like to wish every psychology student the best of luck in Paper 2. As the exam is in the afternoon, you still have time to check out our...

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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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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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