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Financial Education: Is It Worth It?

May 20th, 2013 No Comments

Will getting financial education in schools make a positive difference? How do people learn about finances if not at school? What would the impact be on society as a whole if it was taught in [...]

Curriculum

Curriculum review update

April 16th, 2013 No Comments

Education Secretary announces that Citizenship is to remain in the new National Curriculum.

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In the classroom: Youth Budget 2013

March 27th, 2013 No Comments

In the run up to Budget 2013 the Citizenship Foundation in partnership with Aviva have been working with the Guardian Teachers’ Network to provide loads of great ideas on engaging students with politics and the [...]

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Youth Budget 2013

March 27th, 2013 No Comments

Youth Budget 2013 launched at Houses of Parliament

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New Centres of Excellence to transform financial education

February 6th, 2013 No Comments

Pfeg (Personal Finance Education Group) have teamed up with Experian, the global information services company, to launch a new initiative bringing education and technology together to transform financial literacy in disadvantaged areas.

Education

Education- in need of reform or playing out party politics in the classroom?

January 21st, 2013 No Comments

The government has set a frantic pace of reform in many areas of spending but perhaps no more so than education.

Environment

George Osborne – the anti-green Chancellor?

January 14th, 2013 No Comments

Environment and climate change continues to be contentious- the Chancellor is accused of being against the environmental agenda.

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Welfare: The battle for ‘hard working families’

January 7th, 2013 No Comments

The last couple of months have seen welfare become a key battle ground over the political tussle on dealing with the economic crisis.

Curriculum

Curriculum round up

December 20th, 2012 No Comments

Chance to be Chancellor launched during this year’s Parliament Week (19-25 Nov) – a national initiative to raise awareness of UK democracy.

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Bringing Budget 2013 into the classroom

December 20th, 2012 No Comments

The Chancellor gave his Autumn Statement in December 2012 as a preview of Budget 2013 due on Wednesday 20th March.

Government & Economy

Slow growth warnings for the UK economy

December 3rd, 2012 No Comments

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) warns of sluggish UK economic recovery. The OECD’s latest ‘Economic Outlook’ warns that the on-going global economic challenges such as eurozone crisis as well as high consumer debt [...]

Budget

Chance to be Chancellor in the classroom

November 28th, 2012 No Comments

Getting your students to take part in Chance to be Chancellor couldn’t be easier! Paying for It Teachers’ Notes provides guidance on using Chance to be Chancellor in an enrichment day or over a term [...]

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Give your students the Chance to be Chancellor!

November 23rd, 2012 No Comments

Calling all teachers – get your students learning about, and sharing their opinions on, Budget 2013! We’ve just launched Chance to be Chancellor to give your students a voice on decisions made in the Budget [...]

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Resource: seen & HEARD

September 28th, 2012 No Comments

Seen & HEARD is a new secondary teaching resource from UNICEF which explores children’s rights and child poverty in the UK.

Economic Awareness

What’s happening in 2012-13

September 28th, 2012 No Comments

As the economy looks set to remain the Government’s top priority for 2012-13 there is no better time to develop young people’s awareness and understanding of the economic challenges we face.

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