Junior Cycle - Home Economics


Subject Analysis


Click here to access the 2016 subject analysis spreadsheet


News Updates


Information on our Autumn workshops will be available shortly.  We look forward to meeting you all and working with you in the coming weeks.
Access a range of resources on how sugar affects the human brain.  See the News section for more information.
We have recently updated the Curriculum Resources section of our website.  Please check out the resources available, which are organised by syllabus topic.
New Website
This website contains interesting links and excellent resources on a very current topic.  Check out the videos section, which contains a selection of videos on balanced diets, food safety and balancing physical activity and energy.
Registration for Home Economics Teachers

Register your details with the PDST Senior Cycle Home Economics so that we can keep you up to date with all the latest news and information. 


With your support we aim to identify, disseminate and share good teaching and learning strategies which will enhance the classroom experience for you and your students. To ensure that you are notified about all relevant courses, please click here to register.


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.com


PDST Support


Karen O' Loughlin is the Administrator and is based in Clare Education Centre, Government Office, Kilrush Road, Ennis, Co. Clare.

E-mail address: karenoloughlin@pdst.ie