Is home economics still relevant?

NSW and QLD are bitterly divided… and it’s not about the footy. The Queensland high school curriculum offers home economics as a subject, whereas NSW has deemed it no longer relevant in the technology-obsessed Generation Y.

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Do you believe cooking, sewing and home maintenance should be taught to teenagers? Or is this something best left at home? In a world of iPads and reality skills, do children need to have these skills – or are they outdated?

Let’s chat: Should Home Economics still be taught as a subject in high school?