Teaching Business & Economics

Teaching Business & Economics is a magazine focusing on Education

Articles from Vol. 14, No. 3, Autumn

Behavioural Economics and Student Learning
Business and economics teachers often find themselves at the periphery of school-wide policy-making, certainly by comparison with the monolithic core subjects: science, English and maths. Indeed, many people in education are instinctively suspicious...
Business Studies Online
There are several websites aimed at business studies students. Few, however, are produced as a labour of love by teachers who are still working full-time in a school. Business Studies Online bucks the trend. The site is awash with lively and entertaining...
From PGCE to NQT
In March 2008, I was working for a community organisation in Birmingham, having recently returned from maternity leave, and I decided that I would like to become a teacher. I believed that my years of experience in business would make me an ideal candidate...
Games and Economics at Key Stage 5
In economics at key stage 5 there is a large amount of material that students have to learn in order to succeed. In a rush to get through the course, lessons can all too easily become didactic, with too much teacher-led exposition of concepts and theory,...
KS4 Business Studies
BUSINESS STUDIES KS4 Business Studies, software, £599, Boardworks Ltd, 2009. Order from www.boardworks.co.uk.I have lost count of the number of flyers that have been stuffed into my pigeon hole over the past year attempting to sell me some wonderful...
NQT Box of Tricks
Over the course of our NQT year we gained and developed many resources from different training courses and inset days. The resources discussed here actually work and can save the stressed NQT or PCGE student time. They will help you differentiate your...
The GCSE in Applied Business
This article looks at some of the distinctive features of the new GCSE Applied Business course offered by Edexcel, which came into force in September 2009. To provide some context, it is worth briefly reviewing how the Applied Business course came about.GCSE...
What's New in Types of Business Organisation?
Hundreds of years ago businesses were usually either set up as sole traders or partnerships. Larger businesses needed a royal charter to become incorporated. It was only with the passing of the Joint Stock Companies Act in 1844 that using an incorporated...
Why Study Economics?
Why should your students consider studying economics at degree level? The Economics Network's website (whystudyeconomics.ac.uk) attempts to answer this question, guiding A-level students through the difficult decision of choosing a degree course and...

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