One area that I’m getting lots of questions about recently is the Related Study element of the Personal Investigation. Therefore we've decided to republish this helpful post which was originally posted on 30 November 2017. The blog provides some great tips for delivering a successful Related Study which are all still very relevant today.
We’ve asked our lead moderator and an experienced teacher to give you their top tips for delivering a successful related study. This new element to the reformed qualification has been the subject of many queries and discussions so to help we’ve also included some examples of student work to help inform and inspire your students.
John is our lead moderator for A Level Art and offers some straightforward guidance of studying/teaching the related study
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There are many different approaches that students can use to producing their related study including:
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Rebecca Wood - Subject Advisor
Before joining OCR, Rebecca taught in post-16 education for 17 years. She also worked as an examiner and moderator across a range of creative subjects. Rebecca has also run workshops for young people as far afield as Brazil and Russia. In her spare time she enjoys travelling, spending time with her two sons and walking her dog.