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January 22, 2019

Home Economics Resources and GCE, CPD Workshop, Jan 2019

Age Group:
Junior Cycle / Senior Cycle / Transition Year
  • fast fashion
  • Featured
  • Food Security
  • Biology
  • Home Economics

Event Date

January 12, 2019

Event Time


Home Economics and Global Citizenship Education

On the 12th of January WWGS did a training for Home Economics teachers, please find below all the resources and the recording:

Full recording of Home Economics CPD:

The powerpoint presentation used: Home Ec Powerpoint CPD

We created a jam board of ideas that you can continue to populate and access

Home Ec/GCE Resources

WWGS Doing DE in Home Economics Junior Cycle: FINAL WEB WWGS_DoingDE_HomeEc-2020-ip4


Relevant thematic sheets to Home Economics connected with the Global Goals: (all of these sheets can be found at

Food and Growing:

Fast Fashion:


Direct Provision

Other Home Ec guidance notes:

Home Ec Ubuntu

Home Ec & DE 1 pager

Resources relevant to Home Economics:

Cross curricular resource-Beyond the Symbols:



Aisling Collins of Goat Community School has some recommendations:

‘Irish Wook and Fibre Crafters in Ardrahan. This is an incredible local community craft industry focusing on wet and dry felting, spinning, weaving and all the wool fibre crafts using only local wools’. 




10 ways to end world hunger

Oxfam resources on Food and Nutrition:

Behind the Barcodes although UK based gives good information and ideas for taking action:

Simulation Games on Food:



Recording and Powerpoint of Home Ec CPD presented by Aishling McGrath to St Angela’s College, Sligo in October 2020:

Home Ec CPD for St Angelas College students