Tertiary Catalogue

Public Sector, Safety, and Defence


An International Administration

An International Administration

Modern Conflicts in the Middle East

Following World War I, the Middle East, was reshaped with new borders, movements, ideologies, and power structures. This video explores how the partition of the Middle East and conflicting desires for a Jewish homeland and an Arab state laid the...Show More
End of the Century

End of the Century

Modern Conflicts in the Middle East

The Soviet Union and the United States played key roles in reshaping political structures in the Middle East. This video looks at the conflicts that would eventually culminate in the events of September 11, 2001, including the Soviet-Afghan War...Show More
Iran and Iraq

Iran and Iraq

Modern Conflicts in the Middle East

In the late 20th century, internal and external change was a constant feature of nation-states in the Middle East. This video traces changing leadership in Iraq and Iran, covering the 1953 Iranian coup, Ayatollah Khomeini and Saddam Hussein';s...Show More
The Cold War Era

The Cold War Era

Modern Conflicts in the Middle East

During the Cold War era, the Middle East changed significantly, experiencing periods of both war and peace. This video covers key events in this period, including the Suez Crisis, the Six-Day War, Black September, the Yom Kippur War and the...Show More
New Nation-States in the Middle East

New Nation-States in the Middle East

Modern Conflicts in the Middle East

During the 1930s and 40s, new countries were created and independence was achieved through both military and diplomatic means. This video describes the unrest between the Arab and Jewish populations in Palestine, and the events and aftermath of...Show More
The Birth of the Turkish Republic

The Birth of the Turkish Republic

Modern Conflicts in the Middle East

In October, 1923, the Republic of Turkey was established. This video explains the circumstances that led to the demise of the Ottoman Empire, including World War I and the Turkish War of Independence, and outlines the reforms ushered in by...Show More
The Rise and Fall of an Empire

The Rise and Fall of an Empire

Modern Conflicts in the Middle East

The Ottoman Empire stood as the bridge between Europe, Asia and Africa for more than six centuries. This video traces the history of the Ottoman Empire, from conquest and expansion, to the rise of nationalism and the Young Turks, to the outbreak...Show More
Italy: A Shrinking Population

Italy: A Shrinking Population

Population Case Studies

Once home to the capital of a vast empire that stretched across the Mediterranean, Italy’s fertility rate has been steadily dropping for more than a century. This video presents a case study of the factors contributing to Italy’s population...Show More
The Causes and Impacts of Migration

The Causes and Impacts of Migration

Population Dynamics

Migration is a way of life for humans and has been for millions of years. This video provides an overview of migration, exploring migration trends, the push and pull factors that lead people to migrate and the impacts of migration, both in...Show More
The Malthusian Theory of Population

The Malthusian Theory of Population

Population Dynamics

In the past, governments and nations have been guided by Malthusian or Neo-Malthusian theory, but it has also caused pain and hardship for many throughout history. This video explains how the problems observed by Malthus inspired problematic laws...Show More
The Demographic Transition Model

The Demographic Transition Model

Population Dynamics

The demographic transition model is a helpful too for understanding the complex relationship between changes in a population as a nation develops over time. This video guides viewers through the five stages of the model, providing clear...Show More
Population Structures

Population Structures

Population Dynamics

A population pyramid is one of the easiest ways to capture humanity in a single snapshot. This video helps students understand population pyramids, explaining how to read a pyramid and interpret changes to a pyramid’s shape over time, with...Show More
Causes of Population Change

Causes of Population Change

Population Dynamics

Populations are influenced by a wide variety of factors, but understanding population change in the past helps us to better predict the future. This video provides an introduction to demography, defining key terms such as crude birth rate, total...Show More
Global Population Trends

Global Population Trends

Population Dynamics

Tracking population growth is more complex than it looks, but the trends can help us to project how the world will look in the future. This video explains how population growth rate is calculated and explores what different rates in different...Show More
China: Population Challenges and Opportunities

China: Population Challenges and Opportunities

Population Case Studies

While China’s fertility rate has steadily dropped over the decades, thanks in part to family planning policies , these policies have had a tragic cost. This video presents a case study of both the problems posed by China’s population...Show More
China: A Fluctuating Population

China: A Fluctuating Population

Population Case Studies

In the past, China had to deal with the consequences of a booming population, but in the future, it may be reckoning with the consequences of a shrinking one. This video presents a case study of the factors contributing to China’s population...Show More
Italy: Population Challenges and Opportunities

Italy: Population Challenges and Opportunities

Population Case Studies

Since 2015, Italy has been heading towards a larger population of retirees being supported by a shrinking population of workers: a rising dependency ratio. This video presents a case study of both the problems posed by Italy’s population...Show More
Chad: Population Challenges and Opportunities

Chad: Population Challenges and Opportunities

Population Case Studies

While a rapidly growing population presents many problems for Chad, understanding these challenges could help the country become a thriving nation. This video presents a case study of both the problems posed by Chad’s population structure and...Show More
Chad: A Soaring Population

Chad: A Soaring Population

Population Case Studies

Chad is one of the world’s poorest nations, yet it also has one of the highest fertility rates. This video presents a case study of the factors contributing to Chad’s population structure, including high fertility rate, increasing life...Show More
The Social and Cultural Impacts of Globalisation

The Social and Cultural Impacts of Globalisation

State of Disruption

Globalisation necessitates cultural exchange, leading to both societal unity and division. This video examines the benefits of globalisation, such as solidarity on global issues, and its drawbacks, such as the impact of nationalism and xenophobia...Show More
The Economic Impacts of Globalisation

The Economic Impacts of Globalisation

State of Disruption

Economic globalisation is strongly tied to the ideology of neoliberalism. This video guides viewers through the economic history of globalisation, from the downfall of communism and the rise of the free market following the Cold War, to the 2008...Show More
The Political Impacts of Globalisation

The Political Impacts of Globalisation

State of Disruption

At the heart of political globalisation is the idea of cooperation and consensus between nations. This video takes viewers through the political history of globalisation, from the formation of global institutions following World War II, to the...Show More
Should Common Good Come Before Individual Freedom?

Should Common Good Come Before Individual Freedom?

Ethics in Action

Which is more important for our society: common good or individual freedoms? Or are the lines blurred? This video looks at the arguments for all sides, examining the history of tobacco and seat belt legislation, and discussing 21st century issues...Show More
Should Countries Accept Refugees?

Should Countries Accept Refugees?

Ethics in Action

Should countries accept refugees, and how many? Or could the disadvantages of doing this outweigh the benefits? This video looks at the arguments for all sides, explaining countries’ legal and moral obligations, and exploring short-term versus...Show More
Should Adventurers Be Rescued?

Should Adventurers Be Rescued?

Ethics in Action

When adventurers find themselves in peril, should they be rescued? Or should they be left to deal with the consequences of their risky, and sometimes reckless, actions? This video looks at the arguments for both sides, exploring safety risks and...Show More