Presentation Secondary School

Educating in Waterford since 1798

Presentation Secondary School, Waterford

Business Studies

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Business Studies Subject Overview
  • To contribute to a balanced and appropriate general education at the Junior Cycle level, leading to the personal and social development of each student.
  • To develop, in each student, habits and methods of investigation, analysis and problem solving at an appropriate level.
  • To familiarise each student with technological developments in the business environment.
  • To encourage initiative and develop self reliance in each student.
  • To provide each student with an appropriate level of economic/business literacy
  • To develop in each student a positive attitude to the creation of wealth and its distribution
  • To provide a foundation for students which could lead to employment/further studies in the business field.
Content

Section One: The Business of Living
Section Two: Economic Awareness
Section Three: Enterprise
Section Four: Information Technology

Assessment
 
The syllabus is assessed by means of a terminal examination paper at two levels, Ordinary level and Higher level in ascending order of difficulty.
 
The members of the Business Studies Department are:-
 
Ms. Sandra Keating
Ms. Yulia Giyazova
Mr. Vivian Lonergan
Ms. Rae Meagher
Ms. Claire Power