Essential A-Level Economics Teaching Financial Markets for Edexcel

A complete CPD course with resources for teaching Financial Markets as part of Edexcel A-Level Economics (A).

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  • 2-4 hours learning time
  • 11 course steps

About this course

This Essential A-Level Economics online CPD course for Edexcel (A) is designed to enhance teacher confidence with the Financial Markets aspect of the specification.

It provides detailed topic analysis and a wide range of linked teaching resources, ready-to-use in the classroom.

Who it's for

All teachers delivering Edexcel A-Level Economics (A)

Course series

Essential A-Level Economics

Course outline

  • 1. Introduction to Financial Markets in Edexcel Economics
  • 2. Global Financial Crisis and Great Depression
  • 3. Financial Assets and Sub-Market
  • 4. Money and the Money Supply
  • 5. Financial Markets and the Wider Economy
  • 6. Financial Market Failure Part 1
  • 7. Financial Market Failure Part 2
  • 8. Regulation in the Financial Sector
  • 9. Role of the Central Bank
  • Bonus Video 1: How do Banks Work?
  • Bonus Video 2: What Can Go Wrong with Banks?


  • Cathy Williams

    Cathy is an experienced Head of Department and ex-Treasury economist. She is the author of many Tutor2U resources and a regular contributor to Economics Today. Alongside, Cathy sits on the local Young Enterprise Board and specialises in producing and delivering a wide range of careers and work related resources and programmes.

  • Ruth Tarrant

    Ruth has been Subject Lead in Economics at tutor2u for many years after a career of teaching Economics, Business, Politics and Maths in a range of secondary schools. She is a highly experienced A level Economics Examiner, and also teaches undergraduate Economics on a very part-time basis at the University of Oxford. Ruth is passionate about making economics fun, engaging and accessible for teachers and students.

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  • 2-4 hours learning time
  • 11 course steps
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