why is there a development gap?

Summarise one of the development theories below for the class. Include visuals and more specific information. Use the Patterns and Change book and the Internet for your information.

  • Modernisation Theory (p106)
  • Dependency Theory (p107)
  • World System Theory (p108)


regional and global disparitieS

Task 1

  1. Read pp 108-113 Patterns & Change Book
  2. Create a 10 minute presentation describing and explaining the changing patterns and trends in disparities, globally and regionally, for one of the following:
  • life expectancy
  • education
  • income

   3. Explore data using the link below and include a screenshot in your presentation.


Task 2

Complete the grid showing patterns, trends and reasons for disparity



Review patterns and trends for life expectancy, education and income. Create a Venn diagram to compare and contrast.

venn diagram png.png

further reading