‘Financial capability’ should be part of school curriculum says Retirement Commissioner

Financial programmes such as ‘Banquer’ are now in more than 1000 schools where students handle real budgets, accounts and financial issues. But Ms Maxwell told Seven Sharp she would like financial education in schools to be coordinated nationally. “What I would love to see is financial capability embedded in the curriculum, being taught by the teachers and being measured as part of the overall school outcomes,” she said.

Posted in Quick News on August, 2017