Junior Cycle - Business Studies




Click here to find all the details for the Young Economist of the Year 2017 competition


Continuous Professional Development (CPD)

Junior Cycle for Teachers

The New Junior Cycle Framework for Business Studies came into effect for the school year 2016/2017 onwards. All information about this new framework can be found at the link below.


Telephone - 047  74008




Junior Cycle Business Studies Specification

The specification for Junior Cycle Business Studies has been published and is available at this link.  


Enterprise Week

Please click here for Enterprise Resources


Young Economist of the Year


Young Economist of the Year Competition 2016

The PDST in partnership with Laois and Kilkenny Education Centres, Maynooth University and St Angela's College Sligo will host the Young Economist of the Year 2015/2016 in Maynooth University on the 14March 2016.


Past entries can be viewed on the  YEOTY 2015



Registration for Business and LCVP Teachers


Register your details with the PDST Business and LCVP so that we can keep you up to date with all the latest news and information.

Please click here to register


For School Based Support


Log onto http://www.pdst.ie/schoolsupport.ie


For additional Support:

The Business Studies Teachers' Association of Ireland (BSTAI) also provide Continuing Professional Development courses, seminars and an annual conference to support post-primary teachers in Ireland.  For further information go to www.bstai.ie.


PDST Contact


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