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Globalisation and migration

Key ideas Essential content Scale Required exemplification Field trip – Out of classroom learning
Globalisation is making the world increasingly interdependent. Major movements of people are both a cause and a consequence of this interdependence. ·         The rise of the global economy (growth of production and commodity chains) and the factors encouraging it (trade, foreign investment, aid, labour, modern transport and information technologies)

·         The global shift in manufacturing and the reasons for it (labour costs, resources, profiteering).

·         TNCs: organisation; role as key players in the global economy; benefits and costs to countries hosting TNCs.

Global, national and local  






A case study of the global operations of a TNC or a TNC’s operations in one LIC.

  ·         The growth of the global tourism and its causes (increased leisure, the package holiday, modern transport, marketing).

·         The impact of mass tourism on the environment, economy and people of destination areas.

·         Attempts to make tourism more sustainable (e.g. ecotourism)

Global, national and local A case study of a package holiday destination.



A case study of sustainable tourism.

Travel agent – Dorking (Kuoni)
  ·         Migration – a concept of population change; international migration; net migration.

·         Types of migration (voluntary versus forced); the push-pull factors affecting migration.

·         Managing migration – refugee and asylum-seeking issues; the case for controlling migration flows.

Global, national and local  




A case study of international migration (e.g. asylum seekers and economic migrants to UK).

Graph and map work (Classwork project – due to the fact that we are an international school gain as much information as possible about the different parts of the world the students come from. )
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