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Introduction to Teaching Financial Literacy and Basic Skills

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Skills for Life Network

The Basic Skills Agency are holding a series of events to support practitioners new to teaching financial literacy

Introduction to Teaching Financial Literacy and Basic Skills workshops are being held on the following dates:


London22 February 2006
Birmingham28 February 2006
Leeds1 March 2006
Newcastle8 March 2006
Bristol10 March 2006
Manchester14 March 2006
Peterborough16 March 2006
Nottingham20 March 2006
London21 March 2006


The workshops will:

– inform practitioners about the resources available to aid the teaching of financial skills

– demonstrate how financial literacy is a useful context for teaching literacy and numeracy

– show how existing literacy and numeracy programmes can be used to teach financial skills and knowledge

– assist with the development of financial literacy programmes


If you are new to teaching financial literacy and would like to find out what resources are available, what accreditation exists and how to make learning personal finance interesting then these workshops are for you.


If you have experience in teaching financial literacy then these workshops may not be suitable for you.


Each workshop will run from 10 am to 4 pm, with registration from 9.30 am.

To reserve your place, please fill in the attached application form and return to by Wednesday, 8 February 2006.

Download application form

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