How Teachers Can Improve Financial Education in Schools

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15 February 2022

The Money and Pensions Service (MaPS) launched a new initiative in November 2021 to promote ‘Financial Education Guidance for Primary Schools in England’. It will act as the co-ordinator of the 10-year UK Strategy for Financial Wellbeing, and IFA Magazine says it is “aimed at encouraging conversations about money in the classroom by setting out ten steps schools can take to boost the delivery of financial education.”

Faye Gibney, Deputy Headteacher at Shawley Community Primary School (Currently on secondment from Cheam Park Farm Primary Academy), adds that there are too many children are leaving school without the necessary financial knowledge and skills to make well informed financial decisions in later life.

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