November 3, 2011
Ms. Buer added that, “FED games provide an authentic and fun way for students to apply the knowledge and skills they have gained from their financial education learning, and explore financial values and attitudes. These are important component in developing financial competency.”
Through this range of dedicated activities, the FinED project is integrating financial education into the existing school curricula in all levels from class 1 to form 6. A similar workshop for secondary teachers will be held in Suva from the 15th to 18th of November. FinED Project is funded by the Australian Aid Program in Fiji and is jointly managed by the Ministry of Education and the Pacific Financial Inclusion Programme. Young Enterprise Trust of New Zealand, are the providers of specialist and technical services to the Project.
PFIP is a Pacific-wide programme helping to provide sustainable financial services to low income households. It is funded by the Australian Agency for International Development (AusAID), the UN Capital Development Fund (UNCDF), the European Union and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and operates from the UNDP Pacific Centre.
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