Financial literacy is an essential life skill.
According to research from Harvard University and the OECD, teaching relevant and practical financial literacy skills to students and young adults is more important than ever. This is a voluntary effort designed to provide support to schools and parents. If you are a parent or a teacher and would like to find out more about how this unique financial literacy programme works, please feel free to let us know.
A major dilemma for teachers and parents alike is how to talk to children about a range of of important money topics with confidence. By using the MoneyWhizz financial literacy material, teachers and parents can put in place a step by step financial education programme to help their children develop positive financial literacy skills.
Comprehensive range of financial literacy lessons
In total, there are over 40 different money lessons to choose from. Each lesson lasts approximately 4 -5 minutes and combines video, animation, written content and a working demonstration to communicate. We have BANNED industry jargon! Lessons range from Savings, Borrowing, Credit Cards (above), Debit Cards, Fees & Charges, Taxes, Tips and much more!
Interactive financial literacy material
The MoneyWhizz financial education programme evaluates the level of understanding with its state-of-the-art testing programme. This allows us to quickly and easily evaluate and update lessons as required.
Starting financial literacy early
According to some UK studies, children as young as age 7 can develop money habits that can last a lifetime. MoneyWhizz has progressed a suite of financial literacy material designed to support teachers and parents to discuss how money works.
All of the content has been developed here in Ireland and written for Irish students. Plus, there are no complicated financial terms used with the material which is ideal for teachers and even parents to engage with students and children about a full range of money issues.
Test your financial literacy sills and see if you are smarter than a 10-year old here
To learn more about financial literacy matters, you can read more on the Irish Financial Review