Senior Cycle Economics



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. 


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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 - New Specification National Seminar - Day 2


The purpose of this seminar is

· To assist teachers in engaging with and implementing the Economics specification with a focus on the role of data and information in Senior Cycle Economics

· To explore resources and strategies that promote student engagement with economic data and information in line with the aims and objectives of the specification  


Book your place online only at

Places will be allocated on a first come first served basis so book early to avoid disappointment.





Economics New Specification - National Seminar Day 1 Materials

Please click here to access the materials from National Seminar day one



Economics Webinar 

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://  


Economics Subject Analysis Spreadsheet


Click here to find the 2018 Economics Subject Analysis Spreadsheet



Young Economist of the Year 2019



Click here to download a copy of this document

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


Click here  for Permission Slip for 2019



New - Business Website


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


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:





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