‘Money Matters’ Textbook for Schools
The first-ever curriculum mapped financial education textbook – funded jointly by MoneySavingExpert.com founder Martin Lewis and the Money & Pensions Service, is available to schools in Northern Ireland.
The Your Money Matters student textbooks, will be sent free to your school in January 2021. An accompanying teacher’s guide will be available digitally.
What will the textbook cover?
Your Money Matters is aimed at supporting the financial capability of those aged 14 to 16, but the reality is that it’s been used across multiple year groups and within a wide range of subject areas. It covers savings, interest, money, mental health, budgeting, debt, APR, student finance, apprenticeships, earnings, tax, pensions, gambling, investments, identity theft, fraud and much more.
What are the contents?
The educational textbook contains facts and information as well as interactive activities and questions for students to apply their knowledge. The chapters are as follows: