Money HeroesMoney 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.

The topics:

  • Money heroes glossary
  • Moneyfesto
  • 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/)

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