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1 Teacher Workshop 1: Introduction to consumer and financial literacy education in Australia Helping young people be MoneySmart makes-the-world-go-around 1

2 Teacher Workshop 1 Introduction to consumer and financial literacy education in Australia 2

3 So is this another learning area? Makes Australian Curriculum subjects come alive in real-life settings Consumer and financial literacy is a cross-curriculum focus Motivates and engages learners Connects learners and their learning to the community Mathematics Science English 3

4 The MoneySmart Brand Consumer website: www. moneysmart.gov.au www. moneysmart.gov.au MoneySmart… …Schools …Teachers …Kids (primary) …Students (secondary) Products: MoneySmart Teaching website www. teaching.moneysmart.gov.au www. teaching.moneysmart.gov.au MoneySmart Teaching package 4

5 National Consumer and Financial Literacy Framework 5

6 Who are consumer and financially literate people? Individuals who are consumer and financially literate have the ability to apply knowledge, understandings, skills and values in consumer and financial contexts to make informed and effective decisions that have a positive impact on themselves, their families, the broader community and the environment. Source: National Consumer and Financial Literacy Framework, Ministerial Council for Education, Early Childhood Development and Youth Affairs (MCEECDYA),

7 What can we do with money? Spend it Save it Donate it Invest it Good financial decision making requires PLANNING 7

8 What do the experts think? Paul Clitheroe Chairman, Australian Government Financial Literacy Board and Financial Commentator Pauls video can be found here: centre/videos/changing-world-of-consumerism 8

9 Financial Health for Teachers A MoneySmart Teaching personal learning program designed to inspire and empower teachers aims to help teachers feel confident with money published monthly on the MoneySmart Teaching website 9

10 Exploring the MoneySmart Teaching Secondary package Teacher Guide Facilitator Guide MoneySmart Teaching Units of Work Further resources to come… Including four workshops for teachers and one workshop for parents/carers Mathematics: Years 7-10 Science Years 7-8 English Years 9-10 Mathematics: Years 7-10 Science Years 7-8 English Years

11 The MoneySmart Teaching Units of Work dff Mathematics Years 7-10, Science 7- 8, English Have Australian Curriculum content descriptions Link to the National Consumer and Financial Literacy Framework 11

12 The MoneySmart School Learning Journey Overview of the 5 workshops Workshop 1: Introduction to C&FL education in Australian schools Parent/Carer workshop and Focus Group: Workshop 2: Implementing MoneySmart Teaching Units in the classroom Workshop 3: Embedding MoneySmart Teaching Units into faculty curriculum Workshop 4: Showcasing MoneySmart Teaching 12

13 Online Support Professional learning modules for primary and secondary teachers A range of digital and other resources Personal learning for teachers (Financial Health for Teachers) 13

14 Activities 14

15 How important is money in our lives? Activity 1: A personal money timeline 15

16 Needs and wants what are they? Activity 2: The needs and wants sort-out! 16

17 The push and pull of needs and wants Activity 3: A tug o war 17

18 How do I feel about money? Activity 4: An Oxford debate 18

19 National and International Impetus! OECD, INFE and PISA NAPLAN National Financial Literacy Strategy National Consumer and Financial Literacy Framework 19

20 Becoming a MoneySmart School Benefits: –a point of difference –MoneySmart Students/MoneySmart Teachers –motivated and engaged learners –engage with quality assured prepared units of work aligned to the Australian Curriculum –opportunity and process provided to engage in whole-school curriculum renewal using a faculty approach. 20

21 To the Max! To the Max! videoTo the Max! video Dates for Parent Workshop & Teacher Workshop 2 (if applicable) 21


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