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Do you think Home Economics needs to be compulsory in school?

For decades Home Ec teachers are asking for our subject to be made compulsory, for all students u...

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13.15 23 Jul 2021


Do you think Home Economics needs to be compulsory in school?


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13.15 23 Jul 2021


For decades Home Ec teachers are asking for our subject to be made compulsory, for all students up to Junior Cycle, where they would learn about nutrition, balanced diets, menu planning, etc as well as cook and bake healthy options in practical classes. The government needs to realise that when it comes to obesity 'prevention is better than cure.

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Do you think Home Economics needs to be compulsory in school?

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