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Face-to-face CPD

Essential A-Level Economics Year 12 Microeconomics

This course is intended to provide a comprehensive introduction to the effective teaching of microeconomics 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

  • Tuesday June 18th 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

  • Introducing markets - essential background knowledge
  • Demand, supply and the price mechanism
  • Mastering elasticities
  • Essential exam technique for market theory

  • An overview of market failure - what it is and what it's not
  • Types of market failure - terminology, examples, diagrams and pitfalls
  • Essential exam technique for market failure

  • An overview of the policies and their uses
  • Policies - the fine detail, pros and cons
  • Government failure
  • Essential exam technique for market failure policies

  • Linking Year 12 Micro with other topics in A level Economics
  • Using data and examples

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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