Good financial and economic understanding is vital for young people. It allows you to be part of the world around you. I am passionate about young people being involved in politics and society. If you have views on how the countries limited resources should be spent, say so!
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 […]
Education Secretary announces that Citizenship is to remain in the new National Curriculum.
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 […]
Youth Budget 2013 launched at Houses of Parliament
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.
The government has set a frantic pace of reform in many areas of spending but perhaps no more so than education.
Environment and climate change continues to be contentious- the Chancellor is accused of being against the environmental agenda.
The last couple of months have seen welfare become a key battle ground over the political tussle on dealing with the economic crisis.
Chance to be Chancellor launched during this year’s Parliament Week (19-25 Nov) – a national initiative to raise awareness of UK democracy.
The Chancellor gave his Autumn Statement in December 2012 as a preview of Budget 2013 due on Wednesday 20th March.
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) warns of sluggish UK economic recovery.
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 […]
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 […]
Seen & HEARD is a new secondary teaching resource from UNICEF which explores children’s rights and child poverty in the UK.
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.