See the section on Demographic Dividend on this doc and answer the short question after reading and watching the videos.
Last lesson we discussed and evaluated the pro natal policy in Japan and as a class added notes. I have put these in order with an intro and conclusion Evaluation of Japan’s pro natal policy It would be an ideal answer for a straightforward question like this in an exam ( make a copy for yourself and read over )
‘With reference to an example you have studied evaluate the effectiveness of a pro natal policy’ (10)
They could ask you a similar question with a different approach
‘Solving the ageing population in Japan is as simple as enforcing a two-child policy.’ Discuss this statement. 
Make a plan for this answer over the weekend.
WED 10th Oct – Today we will look at CHINA’S ANTI NATAL POLICY – ‘The one child policy’
If you are absent read the articles and watch the videos. Look at the Successes and failures doc and make a copy as this is what we will work on.
China anti natal policy – ‘The one child policy”
ArticleThe one child policy
Read pages Page 27 to 31
Article kidnapping of boys
Policy creates Gender imbalance
Video – legacy of China’s policy
Video – China’s ageing population
As you read and watch the videos complete your 4P study notes, with a special focus on the policies, the power balance these involve (people, government, women, children, migrants etc) and the possibilities they entail for China and it’s people.
Successes and failures I have started this doc – make your own copy and add to it
With reference to an anti natal policy you have studied evaluate it’s success. (10) – Due Mon, Oct 29th.
See this doc
For homework watch the videos and read the articles and make some bullit point notes about the issues ageing society is causing in Japan
Today we discussed some of the issues/consequences that arise from rapid growth of cities and overpopulation in LEDCs. All cities have similar consequences. I handed you photocopies from 2 books to help and you also made some notes.
I also went through how to write an essay so make sure you plan it well and are as concise as possible.
Remember to use the mark criteria too and have your parents read it before handing in.
For homework & in lieu of Fri class you will answer the question – ‘With reference to a specific case study ( in this case it is Mumbai) discuss the consequences of migration into a megacity’’ ( 10 marks)
It must be no more than 3 handwritten sides or 2 typed sides using 12 font.
It is due Fri 21st.
Don’t forget that you also need to make a copy and define all the Key terms in this doc.
see this doc
We will look at population change through time due to natural processes and migration and the consequences on people and places.
Please read this for homework
Today we will start Core Unit 1 – Population and Economic development patterns – part 1
Physical and human factors affecting population distribution at the global scale
Today we will review the syllabus requirements, get files sorted and decide on options. Look at the year schedule.
I have shared a doc with you for time slots for I/A feedback. It runs from Tues May 23rd to Wed June 14th, so please sign up and make sure you set yourself reminders, as it’s important you do not miss the session.