Documents providing guidance and information for Leaving Certificate 2020 / 2021 were recently published by the Department of Education and Skills. These documents outline very important information in relation to mediating curriculum and changes to assessment for 2020/2021. The documents offer key information relating to assessment arrangements, final examinations and much more.  Full details can be found at

Returning to school:

Guidance on learning and school programmes for post primary school leaders and teachers available on
Assessment Arrangements:  Assessment Arrangements for Junior Cycle and Leaving Certificate 2021 available on





Resource Link 



Online Marking, Examination Paper Design and Stationery Design 2020



Please find link on the State Examination Commission


Continuous Professional Development CPD



Business Workshop March 2019 Powerpoint Presentation


Please find the Business Workshop Powerpoint Presentation



Register for Updates - 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 complete this form


New - Legislation Updates

Please see the information on the circular on the link below relating to the legislation on the syllabus.

Circular 0033/2018

Please see the information on the updated guidelines below from the NCCA relating to the legislation on the syllabus

Updated guidelines



Subject Analysis Spreadsheet


Click here to download a copy of the 2019 subject analysis spreadsheet for Business



New - Business Game


What do the initials stand for


How to make your own game




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.


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