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Economist Online for Schools

Economist Online for Schools

Price: £500.00

Publisher: The Economist

ID: ECO-992068-00

Product description

A dry title for a fascinating thought provoking weekly online publication - a great resource for schools. "But The Economist is all about economics" No it's not. The Economist covers politics, business, culture, science and much much more. It takes the important topics shaping our world and writes about them in ways that are distinctive and clear.

Some recent articles:

  • - What to do about Britain's house prices
  • - If the French ran America
  • - Europe's insane climate policies
  • - A brief history of hotels
  • - The rise of mixed race Britain
  • - Crackdown in Ukraine
  • - China's film industry

A subscription to economist.com gives your school access to:
- the full text of The Economist each week (51 issues) - 24 hours ahead of the printed version
- easy searching across an archive of information that goes back to 1997
- unlimited user access for your students and teachers to the must-read weekly newspaper
- access to BLOGS, with the ability to comment and 'interact' with other readers
- access to The Economist multimedia library including video interviews of top executives and worldwide leaders
- the online site includes more content than the printed edition

Look at this list of topics - they have all been covered by The Economist:

  • - Globalisation versus localism
  • - China's space programme
  • - Why multinationals are like drug dealers
  • - What currency speculators can learn from the price of a Big Mac?
  • - Bacteria that make you fat
  • - Dead celebrities including junkies, astronauts and Playboy bunnies

Access to The Economist is via a Multi-use Customer Reference Number (CRN) making it beneficial to users needing to access The Economist on-site or remotely, from anywhere in the world.

Price increases on the 1st September each year

Format: Online
Key stage: 3, 4, 5
Age range: 13-16+

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