Money Heroes is a new financial education program that launched this autumn. It has the funding to offer in-house teacher training and mentoring support to 250 primary schools per year in 2021 and 2022. To register your interest and find resources, such as a primary planning framework visit https://moneyheroes.org.uk/ .
In the teacher hub there are lots of freely downloadable resources to help with teaching children about money.
- Money heroes glossary
- Money through the ages
- Going digital
- A sporting fan
- To buy or not to buy
- A sporting chance
- Shopping sense
- Budget bonanza
- World of work
- Keeping a record
- Toy time
- Let’s play shop
The parent hub has similar topic worksheets, but designed for in the home, rather than an education setting, with the addition of pocket money!
There is also a free teacher training program available:
“Free to access, self-paced, FINANCIAL EDUCATION e-learning courses for primary and secondary educators
“Funded by financial expert Martin Lewis, we offer free e-learning opportunities that will help you build the knowledge and confidence to deliver effective, relevant and age-appropriate financial education through;
- Appreciating how financial education can be made real and relevant to the young people you work with
- Understanding where financial education most effectively fits within your curriculum
- Increasing awareness of key tools to assist in the development of financial education in your context
- Knowing where to find further support and resources to aid financial education delivery
Guiding users to complete an Action Plan for their own delivery of financial education” ( https://www.young-enterprise.org.uk/teachers-hub/financial-education/support-training/teacher-training/)