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Why contact us for an Economics tutor in Edinburgh?
We know how to maximise results. Exam Success in the Economics Syllabus is dependent on 3 fundamental pillars;
1. A 'wide and deep' understanding of the syllabus content, is of course the first requirement. Knowledge gaps or a lack of understanding, not only put students at risk in exams but also impact negatively on general confidence in the subject.
2. The knowledge and skill to organise, prioritise and plan study, even very smart tech savvy students can find themselves overwhelmed by the subject and the syllabus leading to panic a collapse in confidence and poor results.
3. Exam Technique, how to answer the questions fully, concisely, to the point and in a way that immediately resonates and pleases the examiners. Top achievers are practised at acing exams, it's a skill that comes from practise and knowledge.
We understand these 3 pillars of success and our tutors are selected to be able to deliver tuition and guidance to optimise exam results. Contact us for a free and informal consultation, if we can help we will if we can't we'll say so and give you our best advice.
Economics Tuition-How and Why Edinburgh Tutors can make a difference
An Edinburgh Tutors Economics tutor can help students to hypothesise problems and find reasonable solutions to them, reiterating and embellishing the theory they are covering in class. The SQA and A level Economics syllabus assists students to grasp an understanding of the economic forces at work in contemporary society, and how they shape their lives as citizens and workers. The subject is quite vocational, relating closely to both Business Studies and Social Sciences. Students are taught about large-scale factors such as exchange rates and employment trends, as well as personal finances, which they can relate to their own circumstances. This learning should enable them to interpret and evaluate processes of change, and to acquire, analyse and communicate data.
An Edinburgh Tutors Economics tutor can also help to provide a confident historical knowledge of financial development and the significant public and private decisions that have affected markets in the UK and abroad. Individuals should feel well-informed so that they can tackle examinations confidently. Our Economics tutors encourage logical and critical thinking, such as judging benefits and costs for important financial decisions and assessing different data types. It is important to recognise how interdependence is necessary between individuals and organisations to generate wealth, and to understand the nature of these relationships.
In what can initially be an intimidating area of study due to its controversial significance in modern society, students are introduced to four key problem areas:
►Scarcity - the finite nature of resources to meet consumer need.
►Allocation - the decision of which resources to use.
►Distribution - the decision of who receives the resources.
►Efficiency - the achievement of using resources productively.
These four basic concepts are usually contextualised in a variety of study fields, which are vehicles for acquiring knowledge about topics such as production, consumption, banking, trade, inflation and unemployment. These modules not only show students economic processes in real-life situations, but also develop skills in problematising and solution finding. An Economics tutor uses a variety of case studies to support this learning, using relevant materials that are kept up to date with current trends. Another aspect of Economics tuition is to encourage students to take initiative and responsibility through discussion and questioning based activities, which will also ensure that written reports will be thorough and accurate.
As students progress in their study of Economics, they have the opportunity to specialise in a number of different units. Microeconomics for example, details the problem of limited resources and their efficient allocation through market mechanisms. UK Economy looks at macroeconomics, including the effects of unemployment and inflation at a societal level, and the implications of government policy. International Economy takes global factors into account, exploring the relationship between the UK and other countries. Economics tuition promotes not only a theoretical understanding, but also the practical role of the individual as consumer and producer within a larger network, recognising the need for responsible citizenship. Advanced candidates complete dissertations to exhibit the skills they have acquired, and to demonstrate their level of written fluency. The expert advice of our experienced Economics tutors is a valuable tool in achieving a high level of competency.