Explore Economics

A good chance to discuss the effects of different taxation policies using this  as a stimulus.  Students have very firm ideas on what is fair and what is not.  It is usually up to me to lob in the idea that taxes pay for the things that allow wealth to be created or that 'taxes are what we pay for a civilised society'.  Finally the thing that they are least receptive to is that if most extremly successful people put their success down to luck (which they do, then why should they not pay high taxes as it could easily have been somebody else?  I love playing devil's advocate to make them think!

CPD courses

Teaching Labour Market Economics at A Level

This course supports colleagues delivering labour market topics included in the new A Level Economics specifications.

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Teaching & learning products

OCR GCSE Economics Unit 593 Toolkit 2016

Revision support for the pre-released stimulus material for OCR GCSE Economics Unit 593 in 2016


Edexcel A2 Economics Worked Answers (2014)

Example A Grade answers to the Edexcel Unit 3 and Unit 4 exam papers sat in June 2014