Economics for Success
Economics for Success provides practical information on 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: analysing 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, organising information
Outcomes of the programme include the ability to:
- Explore skills, interests, values and the world of work, to make informed education, career and life decisions
- Develop knowledge of personal finance, so students can apply strong financial management skills, regardless of their income, ensuring financial wellness
Children will be able to see the bigger picture, and will understand the need to set goals in order to achieve them.
A brief introduction to various essential financial concepts, which will encourage sound financial management.
The programme will explore the connection between skills, interests, and values, to help in selecting an appropriate career path.
This volunteer-led, engaging learning experience will be both fun and impactful!
As a Student
Students and guardians, get in touch to learn more about this programme.
As a School or Teacher
JA partners with schools to deliver our programmes to their students and assist them creating more opportunities and learning experiences.
As a Volunteer
We deliver our learning experiences through volunteers from all sectors of society, who bring real-world business know-how to students.