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monCSECocEe HomecsHoiEconomicsom nomoceE csHoiom nomocEemCaribbean Examinations Council Textiles, Clothing and FashionFood and NutritionFamily and Resource ManagementSYLLABUSSPECIMEN PAPERMARK SCHEMESUBJECT REPORTS

Macmillan Education4 Crinan Street, London, N1 9XWA division of Springer Nature LimitedCompanies and representatives throughout the worldwww.macmillan-caribbean.comISBN 978-0-230-48200-5 Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC ) 2020www.cxc.orgwww.cxc-store.comThe author has asserted their right to be identified as the author of this work in accordance with theCopyright, Design and Patents Act 1988.First published 2014This revised edition published 2020Permission to copyThe material in this book is copyright. However, the publisher grants permission for copies to bemade without fee. Individuals may make copies for their own use or for use by classes of which theyare in charge; institutions may make copies for use within and by the staff and students of thatinstitution. For copying in any other circumstances, prior permission in writing must be obtainedfrom Macmillan Publishers Limited. Under no circumstances may the material in this book be used,in part or in its entirety, for commercial gain. It must not be sold in any format.Designed by Macmillan Education LimitedCover design by Macmillan Education Limited and Red Giraffe

CSEC Home Economics Free ResourcesLIST OF CONTENTSCSEC Home Economics Syllabus ExtractCSEC Home Economics Syllabus45CSEC Home Economics – Family and ResourceManagement Specimen Papers and Mark Schemes:Paper 01Mark SchemePaper 02Mark Scheme227239241253CSEC Home Economics – Textiles, Clothing andFashion Specimen Papers and Mark Schemes:Paper 01Mark SchemePaper 02Mark Scheme266279281300CSEC Home Economics – Food and NutritionSpecimen Papers and Mark Schemes:Paper 01Mark SchemePaper 02Mark Scheme316324325344CSEC Home Economics – Textiles, Clothing andFashion Subject Reports:2008 Subject Report3562009 Subject Report3632010 Subject Report3692011 Subject Report3742012 Subject Report3812013 Subject Report3862014 Subject Report3932015 Subject Report4002016 Subject Report4082017 Subject Report4172018 Subject Report4322019 Subject Report439

CSEC Home Economics – Food and Nutrition SubjectReports:2004 Subject Report4482005 Subject Report4562006 Subject Report4662007 Subject Report4752008 Subject Report4842009 Subject Report4932010 Subject Report5012011 Subject Report5122012 Subject Report5192013 Subject Report5252014 Subject Report5332015 Subject Report5392016 Subject Report5472017 Subject Report5602018 Subject Report5712019 Subject Report578CSEC Home Economics – Family and ResourceManagement Subject Reports:2004 Subject Report5922005 Subject Report6012006 Subject Report6092007 Subject Report6152008 Subject Report6222010 Subject Report6312011 Subject Report6432012 Subject Report6542013 Subject Report6662014 Subject Report6782015 Subject Report6902016 Subject Report7082017 Subject Report7212018 Subject Report7362019 Subject Report750

Home EconomicsHome Economics is an interdisciplinary field of study that comprises three major options:Family and Resource Management; Textiles, Clothing and Fashion; and Food, Nutrition andHealth.Students pursuing this syllabus will develop competencies in an appropriate mix ofknowledge, skills and abilities. The syllabus is geared towards helping learners matriculateto higher learning, sustain lifelong learning, integrate readily and attain employment inindustry in a wide variety of careers in Family Support Services, Health Sector Food andHospitality industries, Fashion and Interior Design.This field of study incorporates competencies and experiences which are responsive to theCaribbean context of vulnerability to natural disasters, food insecurity, and instability infamily life and lifestyle diseases. Additionally, the availability of a variety of materials whichcan be transformed into products that contribute to economic growth and sustainabilityunderscores the need for this syllabus.Home Economics is offered for examination as three options: Family and ResourceManagement, Textiles, Clothing and Fashion and Food, Nutrition and Health. Each option isorganised in seven sections and provides articulation into tertiary level educationprogrammes, which allow students to acquire skills for advanced learning and for industryand business.SECTIONSFAMILY AND RESOURCEMANAGEMENTTEXTILES, CLOTHING ANDFASHIONFOOD, NUTRITION ANDHEALTHSECTION 1The FamilyFibres, Yarns and FabricsDiet and HealthSECTION 2Principles of ManagementTextiles colouring andfinishingNutrition and HealthSECTION 3Managing FamilyResourcesCare and maintenance oftextile productsMeal PlanningSECTION 4ConsumerismClothing and cultureFood Science andTechnologySECTION 5Management of SpecialEventsFashion for the individualand the homeKitchen Design andEquipmentManagementSECTION 6Work, Careers,EmploymentOpportunities and LeisureFashion Sketching, Drawingand PatternDevelopmentConsumerism andPurchasing of FoodSECTION 7Housing and theEnvironmentConstruction ProcessesFood Management,Preparation and Service

BUEffective for examinations from May-June CARIBBEAN EXAMINATIONS COUNCILCar ib b e an Se con d ar y Ed ucat ion Ce r t if icat e CSECHOME ECONOMICSSYLLABUSEffective for examinations from May–June 2017CXC 11 /O/ SYLL 15

Published by the Caribbean Examinations Council 2015, Caribbean Examinations CouncilAll rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, ortransmitted in any form, or by any means electronic, photocopying, recording or otherwise withoutprior permission of the author or publisher.Correspondence related to the syllabus should be addressed to:The Pro-RegistrarCaribbean Examinations CouncilCaenwood Centre37 Arnold Road, Kingston 5, Jamaica, W.I.Telephone: (876) 630-5200Facsimile Number: (876) 967-4972E-mail address: [email protected]: www.cxc.orgCopyright Caribbean Examinations Council (2015)Prince Road, Pine Plantation Road, St Michael BB11091

ContentsRATIONALE . 1AIMS . 1ORGANISATION OF THE SYLLABUS . 2RECOMMENDED TEACHING APPROACHES . 2CAREER CHOICES . 2SUGGESTED TIMETABLE ALLOCATION . 3CERTIFICATION . 3SKILLS AND ABILITIES TO BE ASSESSED . 4DEFINITION OF PROFILE DIMENSIONS . 4FORMAT OF THE EXAMINATIONS . 5REGULATIONS FOR PRIVATE CANDIDATES . 7REGULATIONS FOR RESIT CANDIDATES . 7OPTIONSSYLLABUS FOR EXAMINATION IN FAMILY AND RESOURCE MANAGEMENT . 8SECTION 1: The Family . 10SECTION 2: Principles of Management . 16SECTION 3: Managing Family Resources . 21SECTION 4: Consumerism . 26SECTION 5: Management of Special Events . 33SECTION 6: Work, Careers, Employment Opportunities and Leisure . 37SECTION 7: Housing and the Environment. 40Guidelines for School-Based Assessment . 47GLOSSARY OF EXAMINATION TERMS . 66SYLLABUS FOR EXAMINATION IN TEXTILES, CLOTHING AND FASHION . .69SECTION 1: Fibres, Yarns and Fabrics . 71SECTION 2: Textiles Colouring and Finishing. 76CXC 11 /O/ SYLL 15

MANAGEMENT TEXTILES, CLOTHING AND FASHION FOOD, NUTRITION AND HEALTH SECTION 1 The Family Fibres, Yarns and Fabrics Diet and Health SECTION 2 Principles of Management Textiles colouring and finishing Nutrition and Health SECTION 3 Managing Family Resources Care and maint