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A level Business and Economics teacher into his 7th year of teaching and examining (AQA) - advocate of active learning - activities where students have to make decisions

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A level Business and Economics teacher into his 7th year of teaching and examining (AQA) - advocate of active learning - activities where students have to make decisions
The revision bundle - AQA Business AS & A LEVEL

The revision bundle - AQA Business AS & A LEVEL

If planning to use for whole yeargroup/class please use the whole school distribution box… thanks… set of revision fill in place mats/mind maps for Year 1 Set of revision worksheets for Year 2 Set of maths questions Set of fill in theories and contexts sheets 1 x AQA paper 1 style exam 1 x Eduqas paper 2 AS style exam (useful questions for AQA) 1 x Lower 6 early days paper 1 x Early concepts and Marketing fill in the blanks revision document couple of tests useful for revision 1 x depends on task for essays & many more…
JonathanYoung
AQA BUSINESS Year 1 Content: REVISION/CONSOLIDATION fill in Place Mats/Mind Maps

AQA BUSINESS Year 1 Content: REVISION/CONSOLIDATION fill in Place Mats/Mind Maps

CONSOLIDATION PLACE MATS / REVISION FILL IN THE BLANKS SHEETS covering AQA YEAR 1 content Created for my students to help them consolidate the whole of year 1 content over the summer holidays but would be useful at anypoint before exams Questions that help cover theory, evaluations and some context 6 x SHEETS which will need enlarging up to A3 via photocopy Covering: 1. What is business including legal structures, 2. Markets inc Market Research and STP, 3. Marketing decisions including 7p’s, 4. Operational decisions including lean production and network diagrams, 5. Finance decisions including B/E, budgets, cashflow and balance sheets. 6.Human resource decisions including motivation, management styles, HR strategies and organisational structures PDF and WORD format
JonathanYoung
Revision Fill in Sheets for whole of YEAR 2 AQA Business Specification: Updated for 2018

Revision Fill in Sheets for whole of YEAR 2 AQA Business Specification: Updated for 2018

Student feedback “great”, “very useful”, the whole of year 2 in small chunks… awesome!", “not more revision!” Designed for the Year 2 of the business AQA specification 4 x revision fill in sheets to help students consolidate their knowledge running through the spec of year 2 - including strategy and tactics, internal environment, external environment and strategic choices Focuses on all the key areas / theories - focusing on specifics
JonathanYoung
AQA Business A/as level:  Measure of HR performance Labour Turnover and Employee Retention Lesson

AQA Business A/as level: Measure of HR performance Labour Turnover and Employee Retention Lesson

Designed in 2018 for my year 12 business A level class Full lesson on the measures of HR performance - Labour turnover and Employee Retention starts off labour turnover with a Data for bell work/starter then does into discussion of why does it matter before looking at some data of different industries/sectors then eval q to develop higher order skills and depends on then moves onto employee retention with some data to analyse before comparing sectors/industries then a decision making activity and reading to support.
JonathanYoung
6 pages Short Answer Questions (with contexts) on bits that can catch students out Yr2/Alevel AQA

6 pages Short Answer Questions (with contexts) on bits that can catch students out Yr2/Alevel AQA

Put together as a revision tool for my upper 6. 6 pages of short answer questions on all the bitty bits of the YEAR 2/ALEVEL spec which can be easily forgotten about. each question has a theory which allows student check they know that exact theory. each theory has a context in the question to practice application. if used in class can they be used for evaluation by adding it depends…
JonathanYoung
YEAR 2 REVISION FILL IN GUIDES/WORKBOOK AQA BUSINESS -  2018 version

YEAR 2 REVISION FILL IN GUIDES/WORKBOOK AQA BUSINESS - 2018 version

Please dont purchase if you bought last year’s one - as they are quite similar… this version has more questions and I have also added depends on argument prompts. Using for my U6 this year WORKRBOOK 1 - introduction to strategy and choosing strategy WORKBOOK 2 - assessing internal strengths and weaknesses WORKBOOK 3 - assessing external opportunities and threats WORKBOOK 4 - assessing strategy and strategic implementation
JonathanYoung
Kinesthetic starter Activity Functional Areas

Kinesthetic starter Activity Functional Areas

Developed this Kineasthetic starter for Yr 10 Applied GCSE Business Studies as an introduction to functional areas and organisational structure. There is also an element of problem solving as pupils must work out which area applies to them before starting the kineasthetic part. Activity 1 has functional areas & functional area descriptions. Activity 2 can be used for the 2nd half of the class with functional areas é job descriptions. Activity 3 has all the class problem solving before moving around.
JonathanYoung
Stakeholders - Who's got the Xfactor?

Stakeholders - Who's got the Xfactor?

Found this engaged a Year 10 Applied GCSE Business Studies class into the topic of stakeholders and the varying interest and influence on the program as a business. However can be adapted for Post 16 use. The activity can be differentiated through adding or removing stakeholders or even adding to the complexity of stakeholders.
JonathanYoung
Bartlett and Ghoshal International Strategy Active Lesson: AQA Business A Level

Bartlett and Ghoshal International Strategy Active Lesson: AQA Business A Level

Great Lesson which worked well for my Upper 6 A level Business Students - not much out there on this topic. Various versions - one which works well if in a private school and the other in a maintained school Starts off with describing a business in terms of important issues in terms of the model before putting students into a decision making situation where they can also analyse and evaluate, compare and contrast Draw the model out of this Then there is a active matrix use activity before looking at a case study with questions…
JonathanYoung
Lean Production and Critical Path Analysis Bundle

Lean Production and Critical Path Analysis Bundle

A bundle of all the lessons on lean production - all with active activities where students need to make decisions… including quality assurance Mass customisation Kaizen and JIT Critical Path Analysis All the lesson theory notes and activities which are easily editable.
JonathanYoung
Active learning: Budgets and Variance Analysis Lesson including lego activity

Active learning: Budgets and Variance Analysis Lesson including lego activity

You will need to have two sets of lego to enable tower building for this... please note sample does not show all the pages for the task structured task where students come up with plan and come up with a budget with income, costs and profit targets. Then the do the task and see what actually happens. Then can see variance in action and allows discussion of use, importance. works really really well and students love it. can take more than one lesson with the breakdown done.
JonathanYoung
Lean Production Lesson &/or Mass Customisation:  Business Alevel: Active Learning

Lean Production Lesson &/or Mass Customisation: Business Alevel: Active Learning

useful lesson for Lean production and also allows coverage of Mass Customisation. Use of lego game to see how they many they can make before splitting them into Kaisan groups...and look to be more innovative in your production techniques…. asked to formulate plans Ideas might include JIT, Capital intensive / CELL Production, Flow production Line, pre-fabrication of supplies, TQM/quality assurance. Mass customisation reference to the 7/8 S's. Then Q&A adv/disadv etc
JonathanYoung
Quality Assurance Lesson: Business A Level: Active Learning

Quality Assurance Lesson: Business A Level: Active Learning

Full lesson based around a experiment for Quality Assurance making Tea. Works really well once mastered. bellwork about what is quality and how measured for firms before Tea in a cafe and an kineasthetic experiment before breaking it down with the pro's and evals of quality assurance processes then pros of quality before a debate if time and videos if time plenary .
JonathanYoung