Junior Cycle - Home Economics


Subject Analysis


Click here to access the 2017 subject analysis spreadsheet


News Updates


Information on our Autumn workshops will be available shortly.  We look forward to meeting you all and working with you in the coming weeks.
Access a range of resources on how sugar affects the human brain.  See the News section for more information.
We have recently updated the Curriculum Resources section of our website.  Please check out the resources available, which are organised by syllabus topic.
New Website
This website contains interesting links and excellent resources on a very current topic.  Check out the videos section, which contains a selection of videos on balanced diets, food safety and balancing physical activity and energy.


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 www.athe-ireland.com


PDST Support


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

E-mail address: estherherlihy@pdst.ie