DATE:
Thursday 24 September 2020 – 4pm 

CODE: 8089

ABOUT THIS WEBINAR

Given the disruption to education, many teachers and students might be very concerned about gaps in foundational knowledge. This webinar is designed to help address these concerns by building on knowledge and skills developed in year 10, help encourage retrieval of knowledge and prime students for success in year 11. It’s devised for all Pearson Edexcel GCSE psychology teachers and students.

This interactive webinar will provide essential tips on what the examiners are looking for and pitfalls to avoid, from an experienced senior examiners point of view. Students will gain insight on how to use their knowledge and understanding to answer the tricky 12-mark essay on research methods.

BENEFITS OF THIS WEBINAR

  • Access exam technique tips to support you in preparing to achieve the absolute best results and set a grounding for similar questions found in Year 11 study
  • Consolidate and improve knowledge on one of the most challenging areas of Paper two, the compulsory 12-mark essay on research methods
  • Focus on top mark band requirements by working through exemplar exam scripts on topic one – How did you develop? and avoid common faults and mistakes from previous answers candidates have given

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

All students of AQA GCSE Psychology

4.00 pm   How to address a 12-mark essay on interviews as a research method

  • Highlighting the differences and key features between different types of interview, including structured; semi-structured and unstructured interviews
  • Marking exercise with feedback on a 12-mark essay on interviews using A01; A02 and A03

4.20 pm   How to address a 12-mark essay on observations as a research method

  • Highlighting the differences and key features between different types of observations, including structured; natural and overt/covert observations
  • Marking exercise with feedback on a 12-mark essay on observations using A01; A02 and A03

4.40 pm How to address a 12-mark essay on sampling methods

  • Highlighting the differences and key features between different types of sampling, including random; stratified; volunteer and opportunity
  • Marking exercise with feedback on a 12-mark essay on sampling methods using A01; A02 and A03

5.00 pm   Final tips

Ali Abbas

Ali is a regular speaker at Educational Conferences and has been providing INSET to schools and colleges nationally, and now internationally since 2003 and was a key speaker at the Visible Learning World Conference, Edinburgh 2019 and the Aspire Psychology Conference, Dubai 2019. Ali is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Educational Assessors (FCIEA) and is a published author at A level and GCSE Psychology. He has taught for nearly 20 years and was a Principal Examiner with 13 years’ experience in writing Psychology exam papers and awarding grades for a major exam board, he was also part of the team that wrote the current A level specification.

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