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Programme

Discover Economics Virtual Series Programme

 
Date and Time
Session

Tuesday 23 March

16:00 - 17:00

Session 1: What is economics and what do economists do?

In this introductory session, Professor Caroline Elliott, Professor of Economics will lead an exciting and interactive session for students to tackle the questions “What is economics and what do economists do?”

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*Session link above will activate 48 hours before start time. Session will be hosted on Microsoft Teams.

Wednesday 24 March

16:00 - 17:00

Session 2: Meet an Economist

On the second day of the series, students will have the opportunity to meet a panel of three economists and interact with them asking questions related to their profession.

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Thursday 25 March

12:00 - 13:00

Session 3: Economics Taster Session and Competition

In the first half of the session students will experience a taste of what it’s like to study economics at university, in a short taster session led by Dr Lory Barile, Associate Professor at the University of Warwick.

In the second half of the session, students will receive some guidance on how to participate in a school competition to produce a poster, essay or video, where they will suggest possible solutions to the problem of climate change.

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*Session link above will activate 48 hours before start time. Session will be hosted on Microsoft Teams.

Thursday 25 March

18:00 - 19:00

Parents Session

This final session is designed for parents and will cover topics on how to engage young learners with economics.

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*Session link above will activate 48 hours before start time. Session will be hosted on Microsoft Teams.