Life skills

Laser Sharp Exam Focus!

Life Skills provides consolidated support for all aspects of assessment, to help your students maximise their results.

The Student Textbook has exam-focused sections and tips throughout. Past-paper questions are included with the recommended time allocations and marking schemes.

The Exam and Assignment Journal includes sample answers for each core unit and elective. The dedicated Food Assignment section gives a complete breakdown of the Practical Food Studies assignment and tips for success in the practical.

Check out the Life Skills book and digital resources today!

Life Skills Competition 2021

Home Ec Teachers Quiz

We are delighted to announce Marion Kingston in Kildare and Mary Cummins in Tipperary are the winners of our Home Ec Teachers Quiz and have each won a €150 One4all voucher!

Congratulations Marion and Mary! All winners have been contacted.

Life skills

Saves you Time!

Life Skills saves you valuable time in a number of ways:

  • The content is concise and clearly mapped to every topic of the syllabus
  • The Teacher's Planner includes yearly and chapter plans and a range of resources for the classroom
  • The topical eNewsletters will keep lessons fresh and up-to-date
  • The digital resources include ready-made PowerPoints and recipes


Life skills

Expertise Guaranteed

Life Skills is written by the successful author team of Skills for Life and Lifelines, Carmel Enright and Maureen Flynn.

The Teacher's Planner is written by Fidelma Nolan-Quinn, an experienced teacher and examiner, and includes a range of resources and methodologies to support exam-focused teaching of the syllabus. 

Skills for Life junior cert Home Economics school book from Folens.

Skills for Life for Junior Cycle Home Ec

Written by experienced authors Carmel Enright and Maureen Flynn with consultant reviewer Maria Hickey, Skills for Life is the complete teaching solution for Junior Cycle Home Economics.

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