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NATIONAL STRATEGY FOR FINANCIAL LITERACY AND GENERAL CURRICULUM

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NATIONAL STRATEGY FOR FINANCIAL LITERACY AND GENERAL CURRICULUM

  1. 1. NATIONAL STRATEGY FOR FINANCIAL LITERACY AND GENERAL CURRICULUM Ieva Upleja FCMC of the Republic of Latvia Skopje, Macedonia; 02.10.2014
  2. 2. 2 STAGE 1: UNOFFICIAL ENHANCEMENT 67% of teachers agree: students receive insufficient knowledge in personal financing 47% of youth believe - curriculum does not adequately cover TASKS: • Guide public opinion (PR) • Support and training for teachers • Develop cooperation • Establish partnership (local and international – CYFI, OECD, Estonian FSA) financial issues BUT only 44% study economics and finances at school (2011)
  3. 3. 3 STAGE 2: OFFICIAL ENHANCEMENT • On 24.02.2014, strategic partners signed the memorandum on the implementation of the NATIONAL STRATEGY FOR FINANCIAL LITERACY IN LATVIA 2014–2020 OBJECTIVE 1: Habits of planning and savings FCMC (as a national coordinator) Bank of Latvia, CRPC, MoEdS, NCE, School of Business and Finance, LU, RTU, LAA etc. AB 1: Curriculum enhancement to provide for building up and developing financial literacy at every stage of public education CURRICULUM (the issues of financial literacy are integrated in different subjects)
  4. 4. 4 OECD PISA 2012 RESULTS Belgium Estonia Australia New Zealand Czech Republic Poland Latvia 501 _OECD average 500 USA, Russia, France 15% of students in Latvia perform at highest level (average OECD – 21%) only 7% of students perform at lowest level (average OECD – 15%) CONCLUSION: “Latvia has built an educational system which provides equal opportunities for all students from families with a different socio-economic status to achieve a good level of financial literacy .”
  5. 5. 5 MAIN ACTIVITIES OF PARTNERS • Educational websites: www.klientuskola.lv and www.naudasskola.lv • Methodology and teaching materials • Seminars and workshops for teachers GMW + FINANCIAL EDUCATION WEEKS 2013/2014
  6. 6. 6 CURRENT SITUATION 77% of students study economics and finances - 2013 (some of them make use the option to test the level of their knowledge by taking exam) Results of PISA 2012 and the first National Survey of Latvian Residents INDEX of Financial Literacy (annually will be provided by FCMC)
  7. 7. THANK YOU! Follow us: www.fktk.lv www.klientuskola.lv

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