Home Economics in the 21st century draws its strength from

  • a focus on practical concerns of individuals, families and communities
  • the integration of multiple disciplines and
  • the capacity to take transformative action to enhance wellbeing.

It advances a sustainable future through research (creating new knowledge and ways of thinking), practice (fostering human growth and fulfilling basic needs), education (teaching students to develop their own resources) and advocacy.

Download the full text published on the  occasion of the IFHE 100th aniversary in 2008.

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