What are the issues and challenges that you are confronted with as your children grow up and engage with the world as consumers? What do you wish your children knew more about or could do better in relation to their consumer behaviour or money management? What support can you offer classroom teachers in this area? Focus questions
What is it? MoneySmart Teaching is a comprehensive strategy to develop consumer and financial literacy capabilities in young Australians.MoneySmart Teaching The strategy builds teacher capacity, both professionally and personally, enabling them to teach young people about money. MoneySmart Teaching features a variety of teaching resources including ready to use units of work and digital activities based around real life learning contexts. MoneySmart Teaching
Being MoneySmart is a core life skill in the twenty-first century Being MoneySmart builds financial health and wellbeing You are never too young to be MoneySmart MoneySmart Teaching Key Messages 5
Our school’s commitment Desired outcomes Parent/carer involvement MoneySmart Teaching and our school
Chairman, Australian Government Financial Literacy Board Changing world of consumerism A word from Paul Clitheroe
As parents, you are the first teachers of your children. You play a major role in helping them make informed decisions about money You have already introduced them to ideas about money Resources: Raising MoneySmart Kids Mobile Phone activities Families MoneySmart Rookie Resources for Parents
Talk to your children Talk to your child’s teacher Help with home study tasks Get involved Visit the MoneySmart Teaching websiteMoneySmart Teaching website Visit the MoneySmart website for consumersMoneySmart website Concluding messages
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