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Background Knowledge Learning Aide

One of the first projects that the Institute undertook was the creation of Background Knowledge books to support the core knowledge syllabus of the Blue Badge. The Institute has recently released Version 3 of the learning aide containing all 13 volumes which means that you can read them on your computer screen or print them off as much as you need, be that one page, one chapter, or a whole book. If you are going on tour you will be able select just the information you need, rather than taking the entire set with you.

Subjects covered include the following, with extensive reference sections for those wanting more detail:

  • Architecture & Gardens
  • Education
  • English Law
  • English Literature
  • Geography, Geology & Countryside
  • Industry, Science & Commerce
  • Monarchy & Government
  • The National Health Service
  • Performing Arts
  • Religion
  • Sport
  • Tourism
  • Visual Arts


Institute Members, Associates & Affiliates - £39.99
All others - £120.00

Post & packing - £3.00

To order a copy download the order form below. To read the documents you need Adobe Reader. You can download the free software at by clicking here.

BK learning aide Order Form


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