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This brochure describes the work of the OECD and its International Network on Financial Education to ensure that the financial education of children start as early as possible and be taught in schools.
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The OECD/INFE High level Principles on National Strategies for Financial Education provide international guidance to policy makers with a view to developing evidence-based, co-ordinated and tailored approaches to financial education, both in emerging markets and more advanced economies. G20 Leaders recognised the important role of financial education policies when they endorsed these Principles in 2012.
This endorsement reinforces the role of the Principles as one of the key global guidance instruments on financial education and awareness and as an overarching policy instrument offering governments and public authorities non-binding international guidance and policy options in order to develop efficient national strategies for financial education.
This financial education conference focused on implementing national strategies for financial education and combining consumer protection and education to support households’ financial wellbeing.
This workshop focused on implementation aspects of financial education in schools and was attended by practitioners, educationists and teachers.
In both developing and developed economies, the awareness of the importance of financial education led to the development of an increasing number of tailored national strategies for financial education. These frameworks promote a smoother and more sustainable co-operation between interested parties and stakeholders, avoid duplication of resources and allow the development of articulated and tailored roadmaps with measurable and
OECD Working Paper on Finance, Insurance and Private Pensions, No.15: This paper presents the findings from a pilot study undertaken in 14 countries. The analysis focuses on variations in financial knowledge, behaviour and attitude across countries and within countries by socio-demographics.
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Detailed guide to evaluating financial education programmes English
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A set of supplementary questions is also available. These are tried-and-tested questions across a range of relevant topics that can be used in addition to the core questionnaire to provide more detail at the national level.
Financial literacy is recognised as an essential life-skill. On International Women’s Day, this blog discusses gender differences in financial literacy and their potential implications.