Senior Cycle Economics

WELCOME

 

Welcome and thank you for visiting the PDST Economics Site. The PDST Economics team incorporates Economics in providing high-quality professional development and support that empowers teachers and schools to provide the best possible education for all pupils/students. The site is designed to give you information about a range of supports and professional developments provided by the PDST. Please feel free to browse through the sections. 


 

Register for Updates - Economics Teachers   

 

Register your details with the PDST Economics so that we can keep you up to date with all the latest news and information please complete this form

 


 

Economics Resources 

Economics Resources

 


 

Economics - New Specification Professional Learning Community 

 

The purpose of this professional learning community is

 

· To provide a forum for teacher collaboration for the enactment of the new Leaving Certificate Economics Specification. This will include the sharing of good practice in teaching and

learning and resource development

· To provide an opportunity for teachers to discuss supporting students in conducting effective research and other issues highlighted in National Seminar Day 3.

 

Please circulate to all Leaving Certificate Economics teachers in your school.

Please bring along your copy of the specification and research guidelines and a fully charged device (laptop or tablet).

 

 


Economics New Specification Resources

https://www.scoilnet.ie/pdst/economics/

 


 

Economics Webinars

The focus of this webinar is:

 

- reinforcing the key messages of National Seminar Day 1

- advice for teachers for Sept 2019

- input by Dr Brian O'Boyle Phd Economics and lecturer St Angela's, Sligo 

 

Please find the Webinar Link  ttps://pdst.mediasite.com/Mediasite/Play/576dd7b551f341d4835cea4ad9b5a9661d  

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We are delighted to inform you that the latest in our series of webinars in support of the Leaving Certificate Economics Specification is now live on the following link for you to view https://pdst.mediasite.com/Mediasite/Play/98d816d681c24a31b32c29700cec5b0b1d This webinar features Dr John Considine of University College Cork focusing on historical periods described in strand one of the specification and how they relate to the other strands of study in the specification.

 

There is a document available at the following link where you can access the sources discussed in this webinar

https://www.scoilnet.ie/uploads/resources/31646/31386.pdf

 

A feedback form has been made available at the following link for you to provide feedback on this webinar which would be greatly appreciated:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSduWTqPJXdEn-eG2rCuFFUEQxPhlctnJSwIgjaYyHSbkIIXfA/viewform?usp=sf_link

 

 


 

 

 

 

Click here to download a copy of this year's Competition flyer

 

The Permission Slip 2020

Click here to find details of previous Young Economist of the Year competitions

 

 

 


YEOTY Professional Development Day for Teachers 

Presentations

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Resources for Economists, Economics Teachers and Students of Economics

 

Research: How to, Citations, Fact checking and Questions

https://pdst.ie/sites/default/files/Resources%20for%20Economists_YEOTY_CPD.docx 

 

 


Economics Subject Analysis Spreadsheet

 

Click here to find the 2019 Economics Subject Analysis Spreadsheet

 

 


 

New - Business Website

 

A new online resource for teachers and students of Leaving Certificate Business and Economics  www.businesseducation.ie .

 

For School Based Support

 

All schools can apply for subject based support. 

Follow this link to our online school based support application form

 

For Additional Support

 

The Business Studies Teachers Association of Ireland (BSTAI) also provide continuing professional development courses, seminars and an annual conference to support the Business suite of subjects. Log onto: www.bstai.ie

 

 

PDST CONTACT DETAILS

 

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