International Relations 1945-1990
Outstanding GCSE lessons on International relations post-45
This section, dominated by the Cold War, and updated for the 2016 history GCSE, focuses mainly on teaching its origins, its main crises and the reason why it came to an end. With the recent ‘strengthening’ of GCSE specifications many schools who had hitherto taught Inter-war International Relations alongside Germany 1918-39, now find themselves having to teach the post-45 period at short notice. For that reason, we have been adding new smart tasks on the Marshall Plan, and ‘Who started the Korean War? with a lesson on the ending of the Cold War coming soon.