Teaching Financial Skills Concept Cartoons

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Description

Age Range:

Learners age 8-14

Authors:

Ann Jones, David Evans and Peter Storey.

This resource supports teaching financial skills in primary and secondary schools. It is also suitable for teaching adults financial skills. The Teaching Financial Skills Concept Cartoons explore many aspects of financial education. It includes budgets and wages. Each Concept Cartoon covers a vital area of the maths or PSHE curriculum. Concept Cartoons are simple images of a group of characters talking. All the characters opinions are valid and often characters have common misconceptions. A blank speech bubble for learners allows to add their own opinions on the topic. Teaching Financial Skills Concept Cartoons can be used to start a group discussion or enquiry. Concept Cartoons can also be linked together to create a project teaching financial literacy.

Why is teaching financial skills important?

The maths and PSHE curriculum for English and Welsh schools include financial literacy. This creates a perfect opportunity to link maths to real life situations. It also give students the skills to manage money effectively in the future. This set of Teaching Financial Skills Concept Cartoons covers topics such as:

  • What is value for money?
  • What is the difference between a credit and debit card?
  • Where does money come from?
  • How does one currency convert to another?

Complimentary training on teaching financial skills is available to support this resource from SARN. Millgate House Education developed this resource in partnership with SARN. Training can be tailored to teachers, advisers and educators involved in adult education.

Teaching Financial Skills Concept Cartoons are part of the Concept Cartoons resource range. These resources are available to support maths, science and English. Concept Cartoons are suitable for primary and secondary schools. Cross curricular sets are available for fitness and sand dune ecology. You can find out more about all of these resources here.