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.
Post Date: 25 August 2020
Assessment Arrangements for Junior Cycle and Leaving Certificate Examinations 2021 can be found here… Junior Cycle Home Economics can be found on pg. 82.
NCCA revised arrangements for the completion of CBAs for students in 3rd Year in 2020/2021 can be found here.
Return to School Guidance for Practical Subjects in Post Primary Schools and Centre for Education can be found here… Home Economics on pg. 11-13
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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Post Date: 12 May 2020
A recording of the latest JCT Home Economics Webinar entitled ‘Supporting Student Reflection in Junior Cycle Home Economics’ is now available. Click here to view.
Post Date: 17 January 2020
Home Economics Updates January 2020
Examples of Junior Cycle First Year student work have been published by the NCCA on www.curriculumonline.ie, click here
Key Documents for CBA1: Creative Textiles
Junior Cycle Home Economics Guidelines for the Classroom-Based Assessments, January 2019, click here
Information regarding CBA1 can be found on pages 9-16, Features of Quality on page 16.
Subject Learning and Assessment Review (SLAR) Facilitation Resources
Resources to support SLAR meetings are available online in CPD Supports under Elective Workshops, click here
CPD 2019-20 Resources
Resources to support CPD 2019-20 can be found in the Home Economics section of jct.ie in CPD Workshops 2019/20, click here
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CPD 2019-20 will continue until the 12th March 2020. Please bring a Wi-Fi enabled device to access the Assessment Guidelines. A set of headphones may also be useful.
STE(A)M in Junior Cycle is a cross curricular CPD initiative which explores interdisciplinary responses to societal challenges in both subject specific and cross curricular contexts. The STE(A)M in Junior Cycle initiative is about exploring ways of developing the capacity of our students to become the solution generation in a changing world. Click here for further details on venues and registration
Save the date – JCT Home Economics will host a webinar on Thurs 2nd of April 2020 at 18:15-19:15, more details to follow.