Senior Cycle Home Economics

Welcome 

 

Home Economics Resources

Home Economics resources 

 


Register for Updates - Home Economics Teachers   

 

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

 


 

Continuous Professional Development (CPD)

2 Day Refresher Course for Home Economics Teachers

 

The following topics will be explored:

 

· Organising and designing a scheme of work at Senior Cycle

· Linking Home Economics with your DEIS/SEE plan

· Practical coursework

· Formative assessment practices

· A range of methodologies

 

Book your place online only at  www.pdst.ie/onlinebooking

 

 

 


 

Subject Analysis

 

Click here to access the 2017 subject analysis spreadsheet 

 

Sensory Analysis

 

 

Click here to download a pdf copy of the sensory analysis booklet

Click here to downlaod a word copy of the sensory analysis booklet

 

Sensory Analysis Video

  

 

 

SEC Resources

 

Click here to access past exam papers, marking schemes and chief examiners reports.

 

 

Chief Examiners Report 2011

 

Click here to access a downloadable copy of this report

 

New Resources

 

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.
 

 

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.ie

 

PDST Support

 

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

 

E-mail address:  estherherlihy@pdst.ie