The future of financial education

In last week’s Budget, Chancellor Philip Hammond pledged to improve numeracy and “mastery of maths” skills among the next generation of schoolchildren.

Many in the financial services industry would like to see similar initiatives to drive up standards of personal finance education as well.

For many years those concerned about poor standards of financial education in the UK have been focused on getting this subject onto the school curriculum. This finally happened in 2013, when personal finance became a mandatory part of maths and citizenship lessons in secondary schools.

Posted in Quick News on December, 2017