Senior Cycle Economics

IMPORTANT NOTICE

 

Documents providing guidance and information for Leaving Certificate 2020 / 2021 were recently published by the Department of Education. These documents outline very important information in relation to mediating curriculum and changes to assessment for 2020/2021. The documents offer key information relating to assessment arrangements, final examinations and much more.  Full details can be found at www.gov.ie

Returning to school:

Guidance on learning and school programmes for post primary school leaders and teachers available on https://www.gov.ie/en/publication/7acad-reopening-our-post-primary-schools/
Assessment Arrangements:  Assessment Arrangements for Junior Cycle and Leaving Certificate 2021 available on  https://www.education.ie/en/Schools-Colleges/Information/Curriculum-and-Syllabus/assessment-arrangements-junior-cycle-and-leaving-certificate-examinations-2021.pdf
Exceptional arrangements for the completion and authentication of Coursework 2021 

Exceptional arrangements for the completion and authentication of Coursework 2021 due to Covid-19

https://www.examinations.ie/misc-doc/BI-EX-12232019.pdf

 

 

Welcome

 

Welcome and thank you for visiting the PDST Economics webpages. 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. 

 

Register for Updates - Economics Teachers

 

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

 

Research Study for 2020/2021

 

The brief for the research study for 2020/2021 has been issued by the State Examinations Commission and is available on the SEC's website at the following link https://www.examinations.ie/schools/EN-1011-46044163.pdf

 

Economics Resources

 

 

 


Dept of Economics at Maynooth University Resource

www.scoilnet.ie/pdst/economics/websites/

 

 


Dept of Economics at Maynooth University Resource

Dr Tuvana Pastine, Dept. of Economics, Maynooth University
Minimum wages and how current economic thinking on this contentious issue may be changing.

 

Economics Resources

 

Economics New Specification Resources

https://www.scoilnet.ie/pdst/economics/


 

 

Young Economics of the Year (YEOTY)

 

Click here for information on the Young Economist of the Year (YEOTY).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

https://pdst.ie/sites/default/files/Resources%20for%20Economists_YEOTY_CPD.docx 

 


 

Economics Subject Analysis Spreadsheet

 

 

Click here to find the 2019 Economics Subject Analysis Spreadsheet

 

Click here to find the 2020 Economics Subject Analysis Spreadsheet

 

 

 

 

Business Website

 

 

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

 

 

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: www.bstai.ie

 

 

Contact

 

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 [email protected]