Senior Cycle Home Economics



News Update


A comparison of the Leaving Certificate Home Economics exam now and eighty years ago


Access a range of resources on how sugar affects the human brain.  See the News section for more information.



Continuous Professional Development (CPD)

Autumn and Spring courses are provided in Home Economics each year. See events calendar for further details.


For School Based Support

All schools can apply for subject based support. To avail of school based support for Home Economics, follow this link to our online form.


For additional Support

The Association of Teachers of Home Economics (ATHE) also provide Continuous Professional Development courses, workshops and an annual conference to support post-primary Home Economics teachers in Ireland.  PDST collaborate with ATHE.  For further information, please go to


PDST Support:

Esther Herlihy is the Administrator and is based in Navan Education Centre, Athlumeny, Navan, Co. Meath

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