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There have been an estimated 150 conflicts since 1945 with 28 million deaths (this is twice the toll of WW1). Conflicts have huge collateral damage effects - Angola has lost 80% of its farmland because of landmines. Most conflicts are intra-state i.e. civil war and reconstruction can take decades. For example Rwanda has an ambitious development and growth plan but their economy remains highly aid-dependent. About 1.5 billion people live in countries suffering repeated waves of political and criminal violence.

The Global Peace Index brings together 23 indicators, ranging from a nation’s level of military expenditure to its relations with neighbouring countries and the level of respect for human rights.



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Teaching the New AQA A Level Economics

Resources, approaches and support for teachers delivering the new AQA specification in A Level Economics (including the Year 1 AS teaching content)

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Edexcel Economics (A) Year 1 (AS) Teacher PowerPoint Presentations

This resource comprises a complete collection of editable PowerPoint presentations that are ideal for teaching individual topics for the whole Year 1 (AS) teaching content. Each presentation has a consistent, clear and professional format and maps precisely to the Edexcel specification teaching content.


OCR Economics Year 1 (AS) Lesson Worksheets

A comprehensive collection of editable lesson topic worksheets to support the teaching of the core teaching content Year 1 (AS) A Level Economics specification.