Video resources on UK economic growth
I have been discussing growth policies for the British economy with my A2 macro groups. Here are some of the short news videos and audios that have been used as a stimulus to discussion
How do we encourage economic growth? (BBC news, July 2012)
Government plans to scrap compulsory retirement age (BBC news, July 2010)
Should there be a migrant cap for the UK (BBC Radio 4 Today, July 2010)
Welfare reform proposals revealed (BBC news, may 2010)
Infrastructure and growth: Energy bills set to rise to pay for £32bn investment (BBC news, Oct 2010)
Should the state fund scientific research? (Radio 4 today) ‘Basic scientific research needs public funding’
Innovation and growth: Personalising the technology of the future (BBC click)
Regional growth issues: Will hi-tech firms boost jobs in Belfast? (BBC news, Sept 2010)
Chancellor George Osborne cuts corporation tax (July 2010)
I am sure there are many other clips that can be a useful support to a class discussion of “growth policies” please do leave some comments with extra suggestions and I will add them to the blog.
USA: Barack Obama announces $50bn infrastructure plan (Guardian, September 2010)
More From the Digital Store
A comprehensive collection of editable lesson topic worksheets to support the teaching of the core teaching content Year 1 (AS) A Level Economics specification.
Topic-by-topic, editable PowerPoints for the entire Year 1 (AS) teaching content of AQA A Level Economics.
Much cheaper & more effective than TES or the Guardian. Reach the audience you really want to apply for your teaching vacancy by posting directly to our website and related social media audiences.