Click here to find all the details for the Young Economist of the Year 2017 competition


Business Workshops


This course will explore:

  • business methodologies to enhance teaching and learning
  • developing hyperlinked plans
  • embracing ICT in the business classroom
  • how to develop business resources suitable for the business classroom




To book your place go to PDST event booking  


As places are limited, book early to avoid disappointment


Please circulate to all Business teachers in your school



Subject Analysis Spreadsheet

Click here to download a copy of the 2017 subject analysis spreadsheet for Business


New - Updated Legislation Resources


Workplace Legislation Powerpoint (updated 2017) Click here
Consumer Legislation Powerpoint (updated 2017) Click here
Legislation Changes Booklet (Teachers Notes) Click here
Legislation in Relation to Business Click here
Companies Act 2014  Click here


New - Business Game


What do the initials stand for


How to make your own game


Get up and Go Competition


Click here to find information on the Get Up and Go competition for 2017  

GET UP AND GO from PDST on Vimeo.



Click here to access information on the Student Enterprise Awards Programme run by your Local Enterprise Office



The European Commission


A list of materials currently in stock for secondary schools is available here.

All resources are free-of-charge.

For more information please also visit the Teachers' Corner on the Europa website:

To order resources, please contact us:


The European Commission is organising an on-line video competition to attract young talents to the construction sector. Submit a short video showcasing your innovative project, vision, or idea for the construction sector and take your chance to win a smartphone and gain visibility at European level.

Please click here for details.


Registration for Business Teachers


Register your details with the PDST Business so that we can keep you up to date with all the latest news and information. Please click here to register.


For School Based Support

All schools can apply for subject based support. To avail of school based support for Business: Follow this link to our online form.


For Additional Support


The Business Studies Teachers Association of Ireland (BSTAI) also provide continuing professional development courses, seminars and an annual conference to suppot post-primary Business teachers in Ireland.  For further information, please go to


New - Business Website


A new online resource for teachers and students of Leaving Certificate Business and Economics, which has been developed jointly by Banking & Payments Federation Ireland (BPFI) and the Business Studies Teachers’ Association of Ireland (BSTAI).The site is available at .


PDST Contact


Esther Herlihy is the Administrator for Business and is  based in Navan Education Centre, Athlumney, Navan, Co. Meath.  She can be contacted by phone on 046 9078382. The e-mail address for Business is