Economics for Success

Level 8 | 12–13-year-olds | 8 hours – 1/ 2 Scholastic Days

500+ Students reached since 2014

Economics for success provides practical information about personal finance and the importance of identifying education and career goals based on a student’s skills, interests and values.

It enhances students’ learning of the following concepts and skills:

Concepts: budget, credit, credit card, credit score, co-pay insurance, decision making, goal setting, gross income, higher education, interest, needs and wants, net income, opportunity cost, policy, premium, risk, self- knowledge, skills, values, world of work

Skills: analyzing information, critical thinking, interpreting data, math calculations, oral and written communication, problem solving, reading for understanding, self-assessment, working in groups/ pairs, presenting, oral and written communication, organizing information

Outcomes of the programme include:

  • Explore skills, interests, values and the world of work to make informed education, career and life decisions
  • Develop knowledge of personal finance so they can apply strong financial management skills regardless of their income ensuring financial wellness