Economics Department

MISSION

To be a leading teaching Economics Department that educates and guide students who would go on to become economists, and highly skilled professionals, with the knowledge, values and competencies to understand and solve economic, business, management and industrial issues of today and tomorrow.

OBJECTIVES

This subject at A Level will give the students, the tools of analysis and evaluation required to answer interesting and current questions. To equip with better understanding to make the best answer on economic issues, we deliver the courses focusing not only on theory but also on data to be familiar with the knowledge and issues of the world.
As well we organize the seminars on current issues and field trips to make students be familiar with the current issues in economics by experiencing it.

SUBJECT OVERVIEW

The Economics Department of the Villa International High School, VIHS, offers courses in the Edexcel Specifications of the UK.We offer International A’ level courses in Economics. The department comprises of qualified team of teachers with vast teaching and industrial experience. Our teachers have a track record of guiding students to produce excellent results at A' level.

Through the Edexcel International A’ Level Economics syllabus, learners study how to explain and analyse economic issues and arguments, evaluate economic information, and organise, present and communicate ideas and judgments clearly. The syllabus covers a range of basic economic ideas, including an introduction to the price system and government intervention, international trade and exchange rates, the measurement of employment and inflation, and the causes and consequences of inflation. Learners also study the price system, the theory of the firm, market failure, macroeconomic theory and policy, and economic growth and development.

As a department we believe strongly that an important part of delivering a course in Economics is to encourage students to think about the issues of the economic areas at local and international levels.

For further details on the syllabus please visit www.edexcel .com

SKILLS LEARNED

Through the Edexcel International A’ Level Economics syllabus, learners study how to explain and analyse economic issues and arguments, evaluate economic information, and organise, present and communicate ideas and judgments clearly. The syllabus covers a range of basic economic ideas, including an introduction to the price system and government intervention, international trade and exchange rates, the measurement of employment and inflation, and the causes and consequences of inflation. Learners also study the price system, the theory of the firm, market failure, macroeconomic theory and policy, and economic growth and development.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Economics graduates are one of the best-paid disciplines worldwide. Common career destinations for Economics graduates include Commercial, Industrial and Public Sector Management and Finance Professionals, such as Investment Advisers.Employment is available in areas such as Investment Banking, Public Service, Journalism, Industry Regulation, determining pricing strategies for private sector firms or research etc.

OUR TEAM

We have highly qualified, experienced teachers in the Economics Department.

Ms. Nasheeda Rasheed (Head of Department)

Ms. Aishath Hussain


 

 

 

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Saeed Ahmed Principal Saeed Ahmed joined VIHS as the Principal in July 2012. He had been in school management since the early years of the 80s. He received his education in the...