Essential AQA A-Level Psychology Teaching Attachment

This self paced CPD course explores a variety of teaching, learning and assessment methods that you can use when teaching Attachment.

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  • 8-12 hours learning time
  • 9 course steps

About this course

This course covers the specification for Attachment and suggests tried and tested ways of delivering this topic. Explore ways to assess learners, varied teaching and learning strategies, and ways to encourage student-led learning in the classroom.You will also receive the powerpoints, edited for use in the classroom, for the entire subject, along with student worksheets.

This course will help you grow in confidence with the content, provide ideas for varied teaching and assessment, and reduce your planning workload!

Who it's for

For all teachers of AQA A Level Psychology

Course series

Essential AQA A-Level Psychology

Course outline

  • Course Introduction
  • How to teach: Caregiver and infant interactions
  • How to teach: Animal studies in attachment
  • How to teach: The strange situation
  • How to teach: Cultural variations in attachment
  • How to teach: Learning theory of attachment
  • How to teach: Bowlby's explanation of attachment
  • How to teach: Maternal Deprivation Hypothesis and the effects of institutionalisation
  • How to teach: The influence of early attachments on childhood and adulthood relationships


  • Jess Davies

    Jess has worked as a teacher of psychology for over 15 years and during that time has been a Head of department. In addition, Jess has experience as an examiner for AQA as well as working for Pixl6.

  • Laura Hastie

    Laura is Subject Leader for Psychology here at tutor2u. She is an experienced Psychology and Sociology lecturer. Laura is passionate about trying new strategies and reflecting on how to improve. She has worked as an advanced TLA coach and Deputy Head of Sixth Form.

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  • 8-12 hours learning time
  • 9 course steps
  • Designed and delivered by highly experienced presenters
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  • Device-friendly learning platform

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