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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


Webinar, Wednesday 4th of November at 7.30 pm, titled 'Planning for Learning using Learning Outcomes'. Register here



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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