This book offers a comprehensive, accessible introduction to teaching and learning business. Covering a broad range of topics and focusing on both pedagogy and content, it develops the key ideas of teaching and learning in business in a structured and accessible way. The chapters draw on theory and the latest research to demonstrate how key pedagogical issues link to classroom practice.

Featuring weblinks to useful resources, summaries of key points and a range of tasks enabling you to put learning into practice in the classroom, the chapters offers guidance on:

  • The use of case studies as a signature pedagogy of business
  • Designing a well-sequenced business education curriculum including lesson planning
  • Formative and summative assessment
  • Teaching, administering and assessing vocational courses
  • How to teach core concepts such as business ethics
  • How to teach literacy and numeracy in business
  • The importance of learning outside the classroom in business
  • Inclusive teaching

Written by experts in the field, Learning to Teach Business in the Secondary School offers all trainee business teachers on university and school based routes comprehensive and accessible guidance to support the journey towards becoming an inspirational and engaging business teacher.

chapter |2 pages


ByLimara Pascall

chapter 1|11 pages

Starting Out as a Business Teacher

ByStephanie Hirst

chapter 2|19 pages

Designing an Effective Business Curriculum

ByLimara Pascall

chapter 3|13 pages


ByLimara Pascall, Simon Whitehouse

chapter 4|16 pages

Developing and Maintaining an Effective Learning Environment

ByShane Lonergan

chapter 5|16 pages

Teaching Vocational Courses in Business

BySarah Crawford-Singh

chapter 6|10 pages

Teaching Ethics in Business

ByIan Marcousé

chapter 7|14 pages

Teaching Literacy and Numeracy in Business

ByYousuf Hamid

chapter 8|16 pages

The Case Study as a Signature Pedagogy

ByJames Chandler, Ian Marcousé

chapter 9|16 pages

Learning Outside the Classroom in Business

ByAdam Unwin

chapter 10|13 pages

Planning for an Inclusive Approach to Learning and Teaching in Business

ByLimara Pascall, Colin Willetts, Daniel Hastick

chapter 11|14 pages

Using Digital Technologies to Support Learning in Business

ByAlan Bright

chapter 12|16 pages

Beyond Your Initial Teacher Education. The Teacher as a Researcher

ByJoanne Bentham