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Access to affordable comprehensive child care and schooling is widely regarded as being crucial to improving the incentives for mothers to actively search for and take paid work. Effective early years education also has a long run positive effect on employment prospects and is important as part of the overall supply-side capacity of the economy.

This Financial Times news video looks at child care pressures in the USA, China and in the UK

UK government looks to schools and colleges to boost child care system (July 2013)

CPD courses

Teaching Behavioural Economics at A Level

This new course supports colleagues delivering the behavioural economics teaching content for the new AQA A Level Economics specification from September 2015.

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AQA A2 Economics Worked Answers (2014)

Exemplar A Grade answers to the ECON3 and ECON4 exam papers sat in June 2014


AQA Economics Year 1 (AS) Practice Exam Papers

This resource comprises two practice exam papers (with supporting mark schemes) for each of the two Year 1 (AS) papers. The format of each practice exam paper follows precisely the format of the specimen assessment materials issued by the board that have been accredited by Ofqual.