The OECD International Network on Financial Education (INFE) has developed research and tools to help policy makers and programme developers to successfully implement financial education programmes in schools.
Financial Education in Schools: Challenges, Case Studies and Policy Guidance (publication to be released)
National strategies for financial education being developed in an increasing number of countries almost systematically highlight the importance of the introduction of financial education in schools.
Surveys conducted through 2008-2011 show that at least twenty-one countries have implemented financial education programmes in schools. The survey also points to the major challenges policy makers and interested stakeholders and practitioners face when they seek to introduce financial education in schools from crowded curricula to the reluctance of educators and teachers and the lack of sustainable resources.
This publication aims at addressing these challenges by providing interested policy makers and stakeholders with international guidance, a set of complementary case studies of efficient practices in countries with diverse circumstances and education systems and a comparison of existing learning frameworks on financial education.
OECD Recommendation on Principles and Good Practices for Financial Education and Awareness, 2005 (pdf, 26KB)
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