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Teaching financial capability



Paul Applewhaite's presentation on integrating teaching learners to manage their finances

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Teaching financial capability Teaching financial capability Presentation Transcript

  • Paul Applewhaite Brief Introduction Teaching Business
  • Background • Thinking “outside the box” • What is WITHIN your control ?? • Associating with the “right” people ! • Understanding numbers (especially %) • Support for students (varying backgrounds) • People on low incomes or who find constant challenges in managing their money • Help students with basic Maths
  • The three K-E-I • The wonderful world of playing cards • The BIGGEST risk one takes in doing ANYTHING ??? • What is money ???
  • Outline of Programme (7 weeks) Week 1 a) Taste Test b) Jelly-Bear Money Trees c) Influences on spending d) Spending Diaries Week 2 a) What is a budget ? b) Personal Money Plan c) Money saving tips d) Children and spending
  • Continued Week 3 (credit) a) Different types of credit b) credit discussion c) Jargon Busters d) APR exercise (e.g. TV) Week 4 (debt) a) What is debt ? b) Debt quiz c) Debt “priorities” d) do’s and don’ts
  • Continued Week 5 (communication) a) +ve & -ve aspects of talking about money b) Saying NO !! (role playing exercise) c) Planning difficult conversations d) Practical tip (h/w exercise – talking to family members (e.g. children / partners)
  • Continued a) b) c) d) Week 6 (children) Where children get messages about money Timeline (when they learn about money ?) Passing values to our children Why we buy things for our children ??
  • Continued a) b) c) d) Week 7 (family learning) I want / I need Essential / Non-essential spending Advertising Detectives Design your own advert
  • Top 10 tips practical (immediate – “now”) soft (principles – “slow”)                     household bills credit cards loans / debts savings accounts mobile phones food clothes children events (e.g. weddings) putting money aside acquiring K E I internet (comparison sites) internet (YouTube) children (expectations) seeking advice people associations personal goals priorities / importance timelines Investments / replication