2008 EBEA annual conference
The 2008 Annual EBEA Conference was held on Friday 6 June and Saturday 7 June at the Aston Business School Conference Centre in Birmingham.
PowerPoint presentations, video presentations and/or handouts from the Conference presentations are given below in alphabetical order of speaker.
Where there is a video presentation, this is shown by the logo. Click on the logo to view the video.
Unless otherwise stated all downloads are available only for members.
The handbook giving details of the programme and speakers can be downloaded from the column on the right.
Electronic Starters - a practical demonstration of the potential uses of electronic starters and revision games in business and economics teaching Download
Professor Colin Bamford:
Congestion Charging - What's the point? Download
Helen Beardmore: Assessing Enterprise Capabilities - enterprise research - an overview of the National Foundation for Education Research (NFER) findings into the assessment of enterprise capabilities in secondary schools Download
Sue Braybrook from the Specialist Schools and Academies Trust: the implementation of the Specialist Diplomas Download
David Butler (HMI) and Prue Huddleston: Economic Wellbeing - developing high quality learning Download
James Byng: ideas on how to make betters use of features from TV shows such as Dragons' Den, The Apprentice, Breaking into Tesco and how teachers can make better use of visits to businesses and community organisations. Download
A a comparison of the new Business Studies GCSE specifications offered by the major awarding bodies Download
Paul Clarke from the University of Worcester: the key differences between the new and the current Economics ‘A’ Level specifications from the teacher's perspective Download
Professor Peter Davies and Duncan Cullimore: How the self evaluation checklist can support the work of departments in schools and colleges and the progress of the EBEA Quality Mark project (which uses the checklist) Download
Guy Durden: the leading edge CPD work being undertaken at Staffordshire University focused on developing teaching and learning in our subject area. Download
Developing financial capability - a joint presentation by the FSA (Financial Services Authority), pfeg (Personal Finance Education Group) and Roehampton University Download
Ian Marcousé: the key differences between the new and the current Business Studies - A Level specifications from the teacher's perspective Download
Andy Reeve: Developing your role as a subject leader - the key skills and issues involved in running a department in 2008 Download
Professor Peter Sinclair: how best to analyse and interpret current events in financial markets with particular reference to the credit crunch Download
Teaching the IFS (Institute of Financial Services) certificate and diploma courses Download
Barbara Walman and Gill Ditch: Teaching Retail - a range of practical activities that can be used within the delivery of the BTEC First Diploma/Certificate in Retail programme. The resources from this presentation have been made available in the Learning and Resources section - BTEC First - Retail
Action research: teachers studying the Business modules at