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Financial capability discussion tool

This tool is designed to support teachers and school leaders to:

  • understand what financial capability is
  • understand why it is important to teach financial capability across all levels of the curriculum
  • plan for inclusion of financial capability in the school curriculum
  • learn how financial capability can be used as a learning context or theme to link learning areas across the New Zealand Curriculum
  • teach financial capability.

Select a question to find out more information, access relevant research and resources, and use the discussion tools with your teaching staff, senior management team, members of your department or syndicate, or parents/whānau and members of your school community as you introduce or develop the teaching of financial capability in your school.

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What is financial capability?

Why is financial capability important?

How can you integrate financial capability into your school curriculum?

How do you engage whānau and the school community?

How do you build teacher capability?

What are the financial capability progressions?

How can you integrate financial capability into your classroom programme?

How do you select and use commercial and other resources to meet student learning needs?

How might you monitor student learning and identify next learning steps?

Published on: 25 Nov 2013