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1 PASS HIGHER GRADE MODERN STUDIES Procedures Procedures Preparation Preparation Hints for: Hints for: Paper 1 Paper 1 Paper 2 Paper 2

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3 Paper 1 1 hour 30 minutes Answer 4 Questions 15 marks each

4 Either Either Model 1 One from Section A One from Section A One from Section B One from Section B Two from Section C Two from Section C Or Or Model 2 Two from Section A Two from Section A One from Section B One from Section B One from Section C One from Section C 22.5 minutes each question Total 60 marks

5 Section A Political Issues Answer 1 Question from 4 For 15 marks

6 Section B Social Issues Answer 1 Question from 2 For 15 marks

7 Section C International Issues Answer 1 Question from 6 For 15 marks

8 Answer 1 further question For 15 marks Political Issues Or International Issues from either

9 That means you have Total 60 marks 22.5 minutes per question

10 Paper 2 Decision Making Exercise Time 1 hour 15 minutes

11 3 Sources Sources A & B are written texts each giving conflicting views

12 Source C Statistical Information Usually 3 parts C1(a), C1(b), C2

13 2 Parts to DME Evaluating Questions 3 or 4 questions for 10 marks

14 Report Decision Making Task for 20 marks You write a Report based on the sources provided plus your background knowledge in a role you have been given and making a recommendation e.g. should free prescriptions be introduced

15 Helpful Hints for Paper 1 Answer the question that is asked and refer to the question in each paragraph Answer the question that is asked and refer to the question in each paragraph Do not list points. You must expand and explain Do not list points. You must expand and explain Have a brief plan. This will help to structure your answer Have a brief plan. This will help to structure your answer

16 Use relevant and up to date information, memorise key statistics & short quotations Use relevant and up to date information, memorise key statistics & short quotations Do not personalise an answer e.g. I think… Do not personalise an answer e.g. I think… Give a balanced answer and well developed conclusions Give a balanced answer and well developed conclusions Helpful Hints for Paper 1

17 Exam Scripts Quality of Introduction - is it appropriate & linked to the question Quality of Introduction - is it appropriate & linked to the question Content coverage - range of issues covered, relevant, accurate & up to date Content coverage - range of issues covered, relevant, accurate & up to date Use of evidence - does evidence clearly link to question; is it balanced; is source of evidence provided Use of evidence - does evidence clearly link to question; is it balanced; is source of evidence provided

18 Exam Scripts Style - is essay well planned; does it provide a balance between narrative and analysis; does it provide effective use of relevant exemplification Style - is essay well planned; does it provide a balance between narrative and analysis; does it provide effective use of relevant exemplification Conclusion - does it draw conclusions that are valid, relevant and supported by evidence; are implicit conclusions made throughout the essay Conclusion - does it draw conclusions that are valid, relevant and supported by evidence; are implicit conclusions made throughout the essay

19 Critically examine the success of recent government measures to reduce gender inequalities Statement - Women have achieved greater equality in the workforce Statement - Women have achieved greater equality in the workforce

20 Critically examine the success of recent government measures to reduce gender inequalities Evidence - In 1983 men were employed in 2.5 million more jobs than women. By 2003 there were almost the same number of men and women in jobs Evidence - In 1983 men were employed in 2.5 million more jobs than women. By 2003 there were almost the same number of men and women in jobs

21 S tatement E vidence A nalysis Analysis - However women are still more likely to work in the lower paid sectors of the economy - In 2004 men in full time jobs had average earnings of £24,300, women £18,500. In Banking and Finance, the pay gap is a staggering 44% Analysis - However women are still more likely to work in the lower paid sectors of the economy - In 2004 men in full time jobs had average earnings of £24,300, women £18,500. In Banking and Finance, the pay gap is a staggering 44%

22 Assess the effectiveness of government policies in reducing income inequalities in the UK Critically examine the success of recent government measures to reduce gender inequalities The government has failed to reduce race inequalities in the UK The government has failed to reduce race inequalities in the UK Discuss Discuss

23 Critically examine the success of Social Inclusion in reducing poverty in the UK Assess the effectiveness of government policies in reducing income inequalities in the UK

24 Unhealthy lifestyles not social class is the reason why some groups in society suffer health inequalities. Unhealthy lifestyles not social class is the reason why some groups in society suffer health inequalities.Discuss To what extent is there a link between income and health? To what extent is there a link between income and health? To what extent has the government been successful in reducing health inequalities? To what extent has the government been successful in reducing health inequalities?

25 Recent government policies have failed to reduce health inequalities Recent government policies have failed to reduce health inequalities Discuss Discuss Critically examine the success of recent government measures to reduce health inequalities

26 Answer can include reference to Scottish Executive and UK Government Answer can include reference to Scottish Executive and UK Government Working Together for a Healthier Scotland - setting health targets Working Together for a Healthier Scotland - setting health targets Fair Share for All – the Arbuthnott formula Fair Share for All – the Arbuthnott formula

27 Smoking Ban Smoking Ban Local Initiatives- Have a Heart Paisley Local Initiatives- Have a Heart Paisley Tackling Alcohol and Obesity Tackling Alcohol and Obesity Hungry for Success Hungry for Success

28 Role of private sector Role of private sector Does it reduce or increase health inequalities? Does it reduce or increase health inequalities? Helps to reduce waiting lists and postcode lottery Helps to reduce waiting lists and postcode lottery Build hospitals, but is it against principles of NHS Build hospitals, but is it against principles of NHS

29 UK massive increase in Health spending UK massive increase in Health spending Free Care for Elderly in Scotland Free Care for Elderly in Scotland Evidence to support success- life expectancy increasing but Health Inequalities widening Glasgow and East Dunbartonshire Evidence to support success- life expectancy increasing but Health Inequalities widening Glasgow and East Dunbartonshire

30 Who is this?

31 Paper 2 Decision Making Exercise Time 1 hour 15 minutes

32 Read instructions Read Summary of DME Scan Sources 10 minutes Time 1 hour 15 minutes

33 Answer short questions 20 minutes Answer short questions 20 minutes Time 1 hour 15 minutes

34 Plan Report 5 minutes Write Report 40 minutes Time 1 hour 15 minutes Time Management is crucial

35 3 or 4 Questions Compare the views Quote from the sources each will be opposite views Short Questions Be precise and extract only relevant information

36 Look at statistical sources first Identify 2 statements one true – one exaggerated or false For each statement quote evidence To what extent does the evidence support the view of…

37 Do not bring in background knowledge Always do the short questions first

38 Introduction Role Remit Recommendation Introduction Role Remit Recommendation The Report

39 Reasons for Recommendation You can use sub headings Founding principles of NHS Reduces/increases inequality Financial implications

40 Possible Criticisms of Recommendation You can use sub headings You can use the same arguments as Reasons for Recommendation

41 Summary Conclusion Comment and Rebuttal Finished

42 Helpful Hints for Paper 2 Take time to plan your Report Take time to plan your Report Do not quote large sections from the sources Do not quote large sections from the sources Include evidence from the sources and background KU Include evidence from the sources and background KU

43 Helpful Hints for Paper 2 Background KU should be concise & relevant Background KU should be concise & relevant Write down knowledge before writing the Report Use all sources at appropriate point Use all sources at appropriate point

44 Helpful Hints for Paper 2 Use evidence from to what extent questions to support and/or criticise your recommendation Use evidence from to what extent questions to support and/or criticise your recommendation Provide balance and do not ignore alternative recommendation Provide balance and do not ignore alternative recommendation

45 Helpful Hints for Paper 2 Annotate margins – A, BK Annotate margins – A, BK Use paragraphs Use paragraphs Avoid emotional statements Avoid emotional statements

46 Proposals to provide free prescriptions for all NHS New Labour Core Principles NHS New Labour Core Principles Reintroduction of free eye tests for all in Scotland Background Knowledge

47 Proposals to provide free prescriptions for all Recent (failed) attempt in Scottish Parliament to introduce free prescriptions Recent (failed) attempt in Scottish Parliament to introduce free prescriptions Background Knowledge

48 Proposals to provide free prescriptions for all Scottish Executive strategy to deal with Health Inequalities Scottish Executive strategy to deal with Health Inequalities Massive boost in NHS spending for period but extra money spent on salaries Background Knowledge


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