Gaynor Borade

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Hi. My name is Gaynor and I have been an academic facilitator since 1992. I have successfully developed and imparted the ICSE, IGCSE and IBDP English and History syllabi. My endeavour is to make support material available to students, who find the prescribed content, analysis and collation of information particularly challenging.

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Analysis of ‘friend’ by hone tuwhare

Background Hone Tuwhare was a New Zealand poet who drew from his Maori heritage to write poetry where nature plays an important part. He often humanizes natural phenomena, a practice that finds echoes in animistic Maori beliefs. Hone Tuwhare had little formal education but he trained to be boilermaker with the NZ Railway. It was […]

WAS THE WEIMAR REPUBLIC DOOMED FROM THE START?

How did Germany emerge from defeat in the 1st World War? 1918 Revolution Demands for change: Germany was not a democracy. There was a parliament but the Kaiser ruled over the empire. In 1918, people were starving because of the Allied blockade without heating because of a coal shortage angry at the Kaiser’s failure to […]

Why did the Americans become increasingly involved in Vietnam?

America had been supporting French efforts to regain Vietnam, and to prevent the spread of communism from China to the rest of South Asia via Vietnam. Since 1949 this had been costing the USA $500 million per year.   The French were defeated at Dien Bien Phu in 1954. The ceasefire allowed for elections to […]

Recent Posts

PLO And The Iron-Fist Policy

The Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) was founded in 1964 for liberating Palestine. The modus operandi decided was armed struggle and the violence was towards the civilians of Israel. PLO is given a legitimate status and over 100 states have diplomatic relations with this organization as they acknowledge this as the only representation of the Palestinians. […]

Attack on King David Hospital

Jews through various organizations were trying to get the state of Israel. There was stiff opposition from the Arabs and the rest of the world. Many organizations sprang up amongst the Jews to deal with the issue. The goal of all these organizations was the same, to get a state of Jews. But the means […]

Role of David Gurion

David Ben Gurion was born on October 16th 1886. He was the primary founder of the State of Israel and naturally the first Prime Minister of Israel. From a very young age he showed his interest and desire to form a State for the Jews and worked lifelong for it. He worked for this cause […]

Hebrew Resistance Movement

The Hebrew Resistance Movement was a movement which was prevalent for ten months in Palestine. This movement was also known as Jewish Resistance Movement and sometimes as United Resistance Movement. It was an alliance between Zionist paramilitary organizations Irgun, Haganah and Lehi. This resistance movement was against the British and were acts of sabotage and […]

Jewish claim to Palestine post WWII

It is very rarely one finds conflict of a country with another from the formation of a country and that rare event in history is the Israel Palestine conflict. Israel and Palestine became two countries in 1948 and from that year to this day the conflict is going on. This conflict is between two groups […]

IGCSE Language (0500) Paper 3 Resources

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IGCSE Language (0500) Paper 2 Resources

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How to achieve top scores in IGCSE?

The International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) is a world renowned curriculum. Many see it as a gateway to admission into reputed universities of the world. This is absolutely true for the child is equipped for it once he goes through this curriculum. As it has grown in popularity, more schools all over the […]

How to prepare for the IGCSE exams?

IGCSE exams are taken at grade 9 and 10. It is an open curriculum which offers more than 70 subjects to choose from. In most boards across different countries children at this age are forced to choose subjects that are being offered by the board. But this is not the case with IGCSE. The student […]

IGCSE-2012-Past-Papers-English and History

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International Education Programmes and Qualification.

The IGCSE programmes are for children from age 5 to 19. Schools who want to take up IGCSE can either take all the stages or just some specific stage. Schools taking up this programme are completely supported by means of teacher training, classroom resources, providing a good teaching structure, assessment and more. The programmes offered […]

How Cambridge stands for “Excellence for All” schools.

The Cambridge Programmes is available for all classes and it caters to the innate aptitudes of each and brings out the best in them, truly it is excellence for all. There are two levels of in this programme called Lower level and the Higher level. Lower level children study Cambridge IGCSE and the Higher level […]

Points on how to achieve excellence at IGCSE

International General Certificate for Secondary Education (IGCSE) is a certification for secondary studies which prepares students for the A Level, International Baccalaureate and BTEC Level 3. It is an examination system developed by University of Cambridge International Examinations in 1988. It offers inter-national curricula and is an alternative to many other boards including GED of […]

IGCSE an International Centre for Excellence

International General Certificate for Secondary Education (IGCSE) is a certification for secondary studies which prepares students for the A Level, International Baccalaureate and BTEC Level 3. It is an examination system developed by University of Cambridge International Examinations in 1988. It offers inter-national curricula and is an alternative to many other boards including GED of […]

Revision Questions on Israel-Palestine – Depth Study

4 markers 1.       What was the Jewish claim to Palestine? 2.       What is the reason for the conflict between the Jews and the Arabs in Palestine? 3.       What is Zionism? 4.       What was the Arab claim to Palestine? 5.       How did the Jews trace their occupation of Palestine? 6.       How did the Nazi policy of […]

Russia Under Stalin

Joseph Vissarionovich Stalin was born on 18th December 1878. He held complete power over Soviet Union after Lenin and he held on till his death on March 5th 1953. He held the post of General Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union but he was a dictator in many […]

Russia Under Lenin

Vladimir IIich Ulanov, known popularly as Lenin, was the leader of Bolshevik Revolution of 1917 and went to become the architect of the Soviet Union and became its first head. Lenin came out of an exile to lead the revolution in 1917. He mobilised the people, consolidated his power cracked down all those who opposed […]

Spain under General Franco

Francisco Franco Bahamonde popularly known as General Franco was a military dictator who ruled over Spain from 1939 until his death in 1975. General Franco came to power by sheer dint of courage and by holding on fiercely to his ideals. He was a conservative who believed in monarchy. He was against the establishment of […]

Italy under Benito Mussolini

Benito Amilcare Andrea Mussolini was a journalist turned politician. He was the leader of the National Fascist Party and was the Prime Minister from 1922 to 1943.  He was elected to the post constitutionally and ruled so for three years. After that he dropped the pretence of democracy and took up the administration in his dictatorial […]

Afghan Civil War

Afghan Civil War started after the Soviet Union withdrew from Afghanistan and it left the Afghan communist government to protect themselves from the Mujahideen. The phase of the war was in between 1989 to 1992. Even though the government fell in 1992 the civil war continued and there was large spread infighting within the government. […]