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Apr 09 2014

Can we keep up with business practices?

I started writing this blog with the intention of sharing some information about modern marketing that I had gleaned from a talk given by Grant Leboff of the Sticky Marketing Club.  In the process it appears to have morphed into a question over the ability of exam specifications, examiners and classroom teachers to keep up with pace […]

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Apr 08 2014

Planning on running Cambridge Nationals? Five things worth knowing

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1. Students really enjoy the course – its early days yet but the feedback from our centre has been overwhelmingly positive. The balance between exam and internally assessed written assignments (25% – 75%) is welcome. Students are also excited about R063 – Setting up and running an enterprise which requires students to set up a […]

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Mar 17 2014

Starter & Plenary Activities

I use businessstudiesonline as starter and plenary activities for my GCSE group – if you have a room with computers in, there are some fantastic and fun activities on there to use at the start or end of a lesson or at the end of a topic.  The presentations are also good but you will […]

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Mar 13 2014

RWCM in Business and Economics

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My school recently invited an OFSTED inspector in to observe some lessons and give us some advice about the new OFTSED inspection framework and what the inspectors would expect to see in an ‘Outstanding’ lesson. There were a number of interesting things to come out of her two day visit and I will be posting […]

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Mar 10 2014

Lesson Content

Submitted by Naomi Catley – An excellent resource used for a year 12 Alevel Business class and a year 10 Btec class, for the topic of legal structures was an information pack on each legal structure. This included both advantages and disadvantages of each legal structure and explained limited and unlimited liability. It was well […]

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Mar 10 2014

Lesson Starter – New Businesses

Submitted by Mark Goldsmith – As a starter for a lesson on new businesses, I found this website www.allbusiness.com  which had an article specialising in unusual business ideas that resulted in the owner eventually making millions. I used the images to create a quiz for the students to rate out of 10 whether the business […]

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Feb 11 2014

Facebook links for AQA BUSS4 research theme.

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Reminder There are some great discussions taking place on the EBEA facebook group about research for the AQA BUSS4 research theme. Have a look at https://www.facebook.com/groups/89008691511/ There’s also some fantastic links on twitter for BUSS4 research, just search for BUSS4. Also, don’t forget to follow @EBEAssociation

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