Get Started!


Created by experienced and informed author Matt Hynes and consultant reviewer Mella Cusack, Get Started! brings Business Studies to life with clear guidance on how to teach the new curriculum specification for Junior Cycle Business Studies.

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Programme Includes

  • Student Textbook

  • Student Activity Book

  • Free student eBook

  • Teacher’s Solutions Book

  • Digital Resources to bring your lessons to life

Get Started!

Programme Features

Brings Business to life

  • Debate and discussion topics
  • Real-world case studies
  • Prompts students to carry out their own research

Teaching Guidance

  • Recommended class activities for each chapter
  • Reusable worksheet templates
  • Planning suggestions

Digital support

  • Topic PowerPoints
  • Step-through accounting activities
  • Online Solutions for numeric questions in the textbook

Clear coverage and explanation of the new syllabus 

  • Chapters linked to each specification learning objective
  • Learning outcomes 'unpacked' into manageable learning goals for students
  • Literacy & numeracy skills covered - 'jargon buster' definitions, 'Do the maths!' questions and worked examples
  • Covers new areas of Technology, Globalisation and Sustainability 

Active Learning and Self-Assessment

  • Suggestions for pair and group work
  • Chapter learning goals and checklists
  • 'Stop and think' questions within each chapter
  • 'Over to you' questions engage higher order thinking skills
  • Student Activity book reinforces knowledge and encourages deeper thought

Digital Resources

Here's a taster - Digital Resources from Get Started!