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Face-to-face CPD

Essential A-Level Economics Year 12 Macroeconomics

This course is designed to provide a comprehensive introduction to the effective teaching of macroeconomics topics and concepts typically taught in the first year of A-Level Economics.


Face-to-face CPD
1 day (10am to 3.15pm)
£315.00 inc VAT

All non-specialist, early career or inexperienced Economics teachers.

Upcoming dates

  • Wednesday June 19th 2024

    London - The Clermont Hotel (Charing Cross)

    £315.00 inc VAT

What we'll cover

  • Overview of core topics - what they are and what they mean
  • Overview of the teaching year - planning your time and structuring your teaching

  • Introduction to the macroeconomic objectives
  • Measuring performance - pros and cons of the measures
  • Essential quantitative skills

  • The fine detail of low unemployment, stable prices, steady growth and balanced trade
  • Other objectives and their importance
  • Thinking about the UK and the Global Economy

  • The mechanics of AD and AS - Keynesian and Neoclassical views
  • Macroeconomic equilibrium
  • Using AD and AS to analyse economic problems

  • Fiscal policy
  • Monetary policy
  • Supply side policy

  • Conflicts between objectives
  • Making connections with other topics
  • More quantitative skills

The tutor2u approach to CPD

  • A full day of CPD designed and delivered by experienced subject specialists

  • Practical, ready-to-use resources that you can put to use and share with colleagues as soon as you return to the classroom

  • A chance to have your questions answered, and teaching problems solved

  • An invaluable opportunity to share ideas and experiences with colleagues from other centres and to build a network of contacts

  • Refreshments throughout the day and a buffet lunch

  • All attendees receive a 20% one-time discount code to use on any tutor2u print or digital resources

Your hosts

  • Jon Clark

    Jon is an experienced A-Level and GCSE economics teacher, presenter and author. Jon also leads tutor2u's research and development activities into resource innovation and our online platform.

  • Ruth Tarrant

    Experienced teacher of Economics and Politics, formerly HOD at Bedales School. Ruth is also a senior examiner.

About Essential

Designed to support all non-specialist, early career or inexperienced teachers delivering specific qualifications.

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