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STEM Futures: Home Economics

Northern Ireland's farming and food industries have been identified as areas that have the biggest role to play in terms of growing our economy. Specific recommendations for industry to exploit its capabilities include food, ingredients, diet and health.

As a result, Home Economics in the curriculum has a pivotal role in supporting young people as they prepare for careers in these key areas and, as such, has much to offer in terms of contributing to the recommendations of the STEM Review.

The following STEM Futures: Home Economics teacher resource is available below:

Since the publication of this resource, The Eatwell Plate has been replaced by The Eatwell Guide to outline government advice on a healthy balanced diet.

To find out more visit The Eatwell Guide on the NI Direct website.

Areas of Learning

Science and Technology
Learning for Life and Work
Home Economics
The World Around Us