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The nature of expenses

Expenses are a perfect illustration of how accounting uses common language in specific and uncommon ways. … Continue reading The nature of expenses

Seminar: Accountants can change the world

Todd believes that accounting is not only broken but is contributing to the destruction of the planet. He is calling on accounting academics to help fix this. … Continue reading Seminar: Accountants can change the world

Depreciation

Paul Jennings gives some tips on how to explain the nature of depreciation to students.… Continue reading Depreciation

With your help Accounting Cafe can be active in your local school

This is a hugely rewarding activity that can be rolled out easily. I have been running an “accounting club” for a group of sixth formers at my local community school for a couple of years (lately interrupted by lockdown). It sounds unlikely, but students gave it a 96% approval rating and the department head told… Continue reading With your help Accounting Cafe can be active in your local school

Concept maps in Accounting Education

Presentation by Toby York at the TACTYC Virtual Annual Conference 2021 on 15 May 2021 1. Background paper My presentation is based on a draft paper The benefits of concept mapping in accounting education [PDF] which is in three parts. Part one: identifies some common problems with current accounting education practices, drawn mostly from personal… Continue reading Concept maps in Accounting Education