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Eduqas B GCSE - Geography - A Global Perspective On Development Issues





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 • I can define the terms: NIC, LIC, LEDC, MNC.

 • I can describe three different indicators of development.

 • I can describe how global patterns of development are uneven.

 • I can define each of the trade terms: tariffs, trade blocs and 'fair' trade.

 • I can give an example of a long term development aid programme.

 • I can explain why trade, technology, industry and migration help to create stronger links between countries.

 • I can give reasons why MNCs locate in more than one country.

 • I can give reasons for the emergence of NICs.

 • I can identify the benefits and disadvantages of MNC investment on the environment, economy and society in one region/country.

 • I can bring together data from different sources to build an argument.

 • I can select appropriate data from a large data set to make comparisons between two countries at different levels of development.

 • I can compare the advantages of a long term development programme for both the donor and recipient country.

 • I can identify where data is unreliable due to inaccuracies, or data gaps.

 • I can explain the limitations of using only one type of data to describe patterns of global development.

 • I can evaluate that global trade, industry and migration are drivers of change and development.

 • I can evaluate the benefits of fair trade.

 • I can evaluate the positive and negative consequences of development in one NIC.

 • I can summarise the evidence that suggests that NICs are closing the development gap much more quickly than LICs.

 • I can justify two criteria for measuring development issues in contrasting countries.

 • I can decide whether MNC investment has been beneficial for one country I have studied. Justify my decision.

 • I can define the following terms tariffs/ trade blocs/ quotas.

 • I can explain how the structure of trade (e.g. tariffs/ trade blocs/ quotas etc) impacts on patterns of global development. Draw conclusions.

 • I can evaluate and justify the development priorities for one LIC or NIC where long-term development aid is needed.