November 12, 2019

Look out for the series of items by Alan Kohler on the performance of the Australian economy. They should be a useful stimulus to EandB in Year 10 and for Economics Year 11/12 students.

They were due to be screened on ABC tv on the 7.30 Report this week. However, Leigh...

November 6, 2019

Click below to read an interesting perspective from Paddy Manning on the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership trade deal signed the other day. As well as good professional reading it would be a good thing to discuss as a class (EandB Year 9 and Econs Year 12).

Th...

July 30, 2019

The ABC allows you to investigate the components of federal government revenue and spending in an interactive manner. As you move between the main categories you see the more fine-grained level below.

You can also go back a few years and into the forward estimates.

I fou...

June 26, 2019

I have just discovered Frank Conway, founder of Economic Rockstar. Frank is “dedicated in providing you with great resources and insightful information about economic-related content”.

Have a look at Frank’s website: www.economicrockstar.com

There Frank says that he has...

March 23, 2019

The women in economics video series “highlights the ground-breaking and inspiring work of female economists - not only to recognize the important work they’ve done but to also share their inspirational journeys.” Rebeca Gomez Betancourt - Societies for the History of E...

March 11, 2019

Harvard University's Atlas of Economic Complexity provides a great visualisation of the trade data for most countries. It should make learning about trade both exploratory and fun. Try using it as a 'hook' to get your students in when your are teaching about Australia'...

October 30, 2018

Join us at the ETAWA conference on 30 November at Notre Dame University. There are excellent keynote speakers in Saul Eslake and Gigi Foster and many presentations and workshops designed to meet the professional learning needs of teachers of Year 11 and 12 Economics or...

July 5, 2018

The Radio National's Economics program, The Money, has done a great job explaining why the Aussie dollar moves up and down so much.

Read the following ABC News item:

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-07-05/the-australian-dollar-ups-downs-explained/9923638

Look on The Money ...

July 1, 2018

Have a look at this interesting article by Ross Gittins on a  recent speech by Jacqui Dwyer from the RBA.

http://www.rossgittins.com/2018/06/economists-male-upper-class-out-of-touch.html

Ross was a keynote speaker at the last ETAWA Conference. Make sure you have set asid...

June 28, 2018

All teaching resources are now in one convenient place on the RBA website at: http://www.rba.gov.au/education/

The multimedia section is growing. There are currently the following short videos:

  • What is Economics? - perfect for subject selection evenings for parents,...

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