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Video: Leaving Cert Home Economics

Sandra Cleary illustrates how to answer a table/pie chart analysis question in the Leaving Cert Home Economics exam

Analysis of a pie chart / table is a compulsory part of Section B on the Leaving Cert Home Economics paper. Despite this challenging question accounting for up to 6% of the overall exam mark, no Home Economics text book deal with this topic.

In this step-by-step tutorial, Sandra Clearly, who has been teaching Home Economics at The Institute of Education for 23 years, illustrates how students should answer this question and says that confidence and a structured response will help students secure top marks