Resources and Tools

If you are working to improve young people’s understanding of money, high quality resources are a great place to start. Below you will find tools and Quality Mark resources produced by us and the organisations we support that can be used by educators in formal and non-formal settings, parents/carers and children and young people themselves.

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Vault

9 – 11 Quality Mark

Vault teaches nine to 11-year-olds how to make smart financial decisions and the basics of budgeting. Pupils learn how to distinguish between their needs and wants, are taught what a payslip looks like and how interest can make our savings grow.

What’s Your Price?

11 – 25 Quality Mark

A series of eleven sessions to provide support for young people, who are convicted, involved or at risk of criminal activity, and develop their confidence to progress towards employment, enterprise or education. The sessions focus on developing young people’s self-awareness of their abilities, skills and potential, and their knowledge of personal financial issues.

Your Money Matters – Northern Ireland Edition

14 – 16 Quality Mark

Your Money Matters (Northern Ireland Edition) has been designed for use with young people age 14 - 16 in Northern Ireland and covers topics including spending and saving, borrowing, debt, insurance, student finance & future planning.

Financial Education Planning Frameworks – Welsh Language

3 – 19

The Planning Frameworks aim to support the planning, teaching, and progression of financial education by setting out the key areas of financial knowledge, skills and attitudes, across core themes for ages 3 - 11 and 11 - 19.

Financial Skills

5 – 16+ Quality Mark

This resource covers essential knowledge, skills and attitudes for making sensible decisions about money; it encourages children and young adults to be thoughtful, confident and positive when looking after their finances.  Equipping participants with the skills they need to have healthy relationships with money and to enable them to make the right financial decisions for them. This resource is a well-organised and effective collection of sessions which cover the key financial issues related to students embarking on independent living. The activities encourage students to assess their own level of competence and uses case studies to develop their skills of budgeting and money management.

Money and Me

5 – 11 Quality Mark

An online financial education teaching and learning tool. Money and Me consists of 12 lessons with the aim of teaching young people about the economy and enabling them to have the skills and knowledge to manage their money with confidence.

Moneyready

7 – 16 Quality Mark

Moneyready is an online course, differentiated for Key Stages 2, 3 and 4, which provides a range of modules to develop attitudes to, skills for, and knowledge of personal finance. The resource includes a dashboard for teachers/parents for enable tracking of student’s progress. Moneyready is free for UK schools. Email: [email protected] to confirm the name of your school and get started.

econoME

11 – 16 Quality Mark

The econoME programme gives young people greater economic and financial awareness, equipping them with the skills to make more informed decisions about personal financial choices. An additional 4th lesson was added in May 2020.

My Money Week Resources

4 – 19

All My Money Week Resources back to 2014 are now available for download from our My Money Week Resource Hub.