Senior Cycle Economics

IMPORTANT NOTICE

 

Documents providing guidance and information for Leaving Certificate 2020 / 2021 were recently published by the Department of Education and Skills. 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

 

 

 

WELCOME

 

Welcome and thank you for visiting the PDST Economics Site. 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

 

SEC

 

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

 

Resources

 

Economics Resources

 

 

Economics New Specification Resources

 

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

 

 

Economics Webinars

 

The focus of this webinar is:

 

  • reinforcing the key messages of National Seminar Day 1
  • advice for teachers for Sept 2019
  • input by Dr Brian O'Boyle Phd Economics and lecturer St Angela's, Sligo 

 

Find the Webinar here: https://pdst.mediasite.com/Mediasite/Play/576dd7b551f341d4835cea4ad9b5a9661d  

 

We are delighted to inform you that the latest in our series of webinars in support of the Leaving Certificate Economics Specification is now live on the following link for you to view https://pdst.mediasite.com/Mediasite/Play/98d816d681c24a31b32c29700cec5b0b1d This webinar features Dr John Considine of University College Cork focusing on historical periods described in strand one of the specification and how they relate to the other strands of study in the specification.

 

There is a document available at the following link where you can access the sources discussed in this webinar https://www.scoilnet.ie/uploads/resources/31646/31386.pdf

 

A feedback form has been made available at the following link for you to provide feedback on this webinar which would be greatly appreciated: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSduWTqPJXdEn-eG2rCuFFUEQxPhlctnJSwIgjaYyHSbkIIXfA/viewform?usp=sf_link

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Click here to find details of previous Young Economist of the Year competitions

 

 

 

 

YEOTY Professional Development Day for Teachers

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Resources for Economists, Economics Teachers and Students of Economics

 

Research: How to, Citations, Fact checking and Questions

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

New - 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]