I am currently doing my PGCE and in lectures this week we have to discuss GCSE History Teaching and we have to specifically look at the problems associated with this. I have thought of a few reasons why there may be problems associated with GCSE teaching but also thought it would be interesting to hear from experienced teachers and what problems they think are relevant. Some of my ideas include: - The workload - pupils' may struggle if they are not well organised and have poor time management skills. - Course is based on detailed historical knowledge and understanding, some learners may find it difficult to absorb all of this information and may struggle if they have been used to more kinaesthetic and visual activities in key stage 3. - Coursework may be an issue with some pupils.' It would be great to hear some ideas from experienced teachers and what you have found during you teaching. Many thanks.