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Post Date: 18 November 2022

Updates November 2022


The SEC Home Economics Food Literacy Skills Examination Assignment Briefs and Guidelines for 2023 are available on www.examinations.ie.

Post Date: 08 October 2021

Elective Online Learning Event, titled Reflections on Creative Textiles: CBA1 and Beyond is taking place on Monday the 18th October at 19:00-20:30. You can register here.

Post Date: 31 August 2021

Department of Education (DoE) Update (18 August 2021)  


Assessment Arrangements for Junior Cycle and Leaving Certificate Examinations 2022. Click to download PDF document.



NCCA Reminder (April 2021)


Revised arrangements for the completion of Classroom Based Assessments (CBAs) for students in third year in 2021/2022 April 2021. Click to download PDF document.

Post Date: 13 May 2021

The NCCA has recently published revised arrangements for the completion of Classroom Based Assessments (CBAs) for students in second and third year in 2020/2021. These documents can be found here: Revised arrangements for the completion of Classroom Based Assessment (CBAs)

Post Date: 10 March 2021

An updated version of ‘Assessment and Reporting on Students’ Learning – Junior Cycle 2021’ (15 March, Version 1.1) can be found here. This document supports schools and centres for education in their approach to reporting on the learning achievements and progress of students who are completing their Junior Cycle programme of study in 2021.

Post Date: 17 December 2020

The following resources have been designed to outline what you can expect when attending a Home Economics Online CPD Day in 2021: 



Before you attend the Online Day, we recommend that you print a hardcopy of the booklet which you can access in the CPD Workshops section. 

Post Date: 05 October 2020


SEC have published Guidelines for Junior Cycle Home Economics Food Literacy Skills Circular 2021. Click here



Home Economics Webinar, Thurs 8th October at 5 pm; titled 'Supporting students as owners of their own learning, CBA 2 and beyond'.

Resources available here.

Post Date: 24 September 2020


The JCT Home Economics team have collaborated with the CCPC to develop an online interactive Unit of Learning Me and My Money.

More information here


New Supports

  • A short video clip with key messages from Returning to school: Guidance on learning and school programmes for post-primary school leaders and teachers July 2020, click here.
  • Classroom posters to assist students in staying safe in our Food Studies Practical Lessons, click here.


Post Date: 24 August 2020

Welcome back to what continues to be uncertain times for us all in education. We will continue to support you and keep you abreast of all developments penetrating to Junior Cycle Home Economics.

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