Financial education

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Awareness of the importance of financial education is gaining momentum among policy makers in economies the world over. The OECD and its International Network on Financial Education (INFE) provide a unique policy forum for governments to exchange views and experiences on this issue.  

OECD PISA financial literacy assessment of students

Large-scale international study to assess the financial literacy of young people.


National strategies for financial education

Research and tools to help policy makers design and implement national strategies for financial education.

 

Financial education and women

Guidance for the development and implementation of financial education initiatives for women and girls.

 

‌‌Financial education in schools

Research and tools to help policy makers and programme developers to successfully implement financial education programmes in schools.


Financial consumer protection

G20 finance ministers have agreed  principles to boost financial consumer protection. These principles form part of a broader initiative by G20 leaders to strengthen trust and confidence in the financial sector.

 

Evaluating financial education programmes

Monitoring and evaluation is essential in order to be certain that a programme is effective, to identify areas for improvement and to check that initiatives make good use of resources.

 

Measuring financial literacy

Questionnaires, guidance and tools to measure levels of financial literacy and research using data from 14 countries.

         

Gateway for Financial Education callout - 500 pixels wide with borderThe International Gateway for Financial Education serves as a global clearinghouse, providing access to a comprehensive range of information, data, resources, research and news on financial education issues and programmes around the globe.