Senior Cycle Home Economics

Welcome 

 

Continuous Professional Development (CPD)
 

Home Economics: Scientific & Social

Leaving Certificate Food Assignments Coursework

 

The aim of the workshop is to explore the following topics:

 

  • Active methodologies in carrying out the food assignments coursework
  • Collaboration and discussion of the different areas of practice
  • Sharing of practice

 

 

Registration: Online registration only

To book your place go to http://www.pdst.ie/onlinebooking 

As places are limited, please book early to avoid disappointment.  Please circulate with your colleagues

 


 

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