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2 The what and how of monitoring
School governors need to be involved in the monitoring and evaluation of secondary schools. But what areas should you be monitoring and how can you ensure that monitoring is effective. This unit will help you assess these matters and also look at the kind of evidence you should be sourcing, and how that evidence should be evaluated.
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Here's how the sections of this unit can help you.

  • A first look at the human body gives you the opportunity to gain an overall appreciation of how the body works in a scientific sense, and understand that a scientific view is necessary for us to study how performance in sport is linked to performance of the body.

  • Athletes and efficient hearts explains the function of the heart briefly and looks at the importance of healthy hearts in sport.


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Formal Letter Worksheet
Worksheet outlining the basic components of a formal letter, including the different phrases that can be used.
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AIA thriving along with Asia's middle class
July 27 - AIA Group president and CEO Mark Tucker predicts more good times ahead after forecast-beating results thanks to the insurer's focus on Asia.
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Breakingviews: Olympic dividends
July 27 - The economic wisdom of spending $14 billion on the games may be uncertain, but the investment in the Olympics is paying dividends even if they are not financial say Breakingviews.
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July 27 - Richard Beales and Breakingviews columnists discuss Facebook's share price plunge and why investors reacted differently to Amazon's somewhat similar earnings report.
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July 27 - A look at the stocks of Facebook, Starbucks and Amazon, a day after the companies reported disappointing earnings.
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July 27 - In the wake of the Facebook and Zynga debacles Brian Jacobsen, chief portfolio strategist at Wells Fargo Funds Management gives his tech. stock picks that are off the beaten track.
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July 27 - The FOMC delivers it's decision on interest rates and later in the week, economists polled by Reuters predict U.S. employers added 100,000 new jobs in July.
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1.3 Wider aspects of business and company law

So far, we have touched on just a few of the many aspects of the law which relates to companies and other businesses. It will be useful at this point to consider how these areas fit into some wider issues raised by the study of law in general. For example:

  • The law relating to businesses such as companies and partnerships regulates important areas of daily life, and allows you to see that there is a connection between the law and the way in which people
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By the end of this unit you should be able to:

  • appreciate how chemical processes in the rest of the world affect the Arctic environment and the species inhabiting it;

  • recognise the physical processes that determine atmosphere and oceanic flows in the Arctic;

  • appreciate the scientific research process and the use of scientific evidence;

  • use quantitative scientific evidence to examine the link between atmospheric carbon dioxide levels a
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"Black on tan dough bowl. Designs exterior -- reddish orange base and interior of bowl. No signature on bowl. Good [condition] -- several chips on rim." -- From the Museum catalog.,Attributed to Monica Silva,Gift by John A. Morgan, 2002
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Zuni olla
"Polychrome olla -- brown and orange on tan. Band of birds at midsection and rosettes. Line break on double band below rim -- concave base. Sticker on bottom "TT5109 $9500." Good [condition], some wear."-- From the Museum catalog.,Gift by John A. Morgan, 2002
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By the end of this unit you should be able to:

  • Understand the problem of green-house gas emissions;

  • Explore what you can do as an individual or household to lighten those emissions;

  • Identify how much you would need to reduce your carbon footprint to achieve an environmentally ‘sustainable’ level of emission.

Introduction

This unit focuses on the problem of greenhouse gas emissions, especially carbon dioxide, and explore what you can do to lighten those emissions to help reduce the rate of climate change. You will assess your ‘carbon footprint’ and see what actions you and, if relevant, other household members could take to lighten that footprint. You will also better understand which actions are more and less effective, and the scope and limits of what individuals can do at the personal and household
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