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Anita bell replied to David Antrobus's discussion Breaking the mold.
"Hi Dave All I can say is that as a teenager I was not supported in following my love of Art & Design and was told after you have finished your BTEC you have had your bit of fun, get yourself a real job LOL. I then spent some years in different…"
Jan 17, 2013
Anita bell commented on Anita bell's blog post What if any would you take off the curriculum ? To teach attitudes regarding money, good debt and bad dept?
"I think it should start at secondary school and then by the time they study in further education, it can then really be put into context within the subject. The "Real World" Is there are not so many opportunities out there but if more set…"
Jan 17, 2013
David Antrobus commented on Anita bell's blog post What if any would you take off the curriculum ? To teach attitudes regarding money, good debt and bad dept?
"Hi Anita, any education concerning money is of value and benifit and I do believe it is part of most schools modules. But to be honest I think it depends how responsible and mature the students are and until the students are earning the money they…"
Jan 17, 2013
Tracy brookes commented on Anita bell's blog post What if any would you take off the curriculum ? To teach attitudes regarding money, good debt and bad dept?
"I think teaching financial numeracy is so very important, and it should be included into many further education courses, in either a direct and or in a subtle way. Although I believe this should be more at secondary level rather than FE, however it…"
Jan 15, 2013
Lissa commented on Anita bell's blog post What if any would you take off the curriculum ? To teach attitudes regarding money, good debt and bad dept?
"i agree with mel, i feel that PSHE needs to cover more important issues that many have such as handling financial issues, paying tax and how it works, writing CVs, interview techniques. Personally when i was at school i dont recall any of what…"
Jan 9, 2013
Jacqueline Thomas commented on Anita bell's blog post What if any would you take off the curriculum ? To teach attitudes regarding money, good debt and bad dept?
"Dear all, I'm a fan of an organisation called Plan B partnership. It is an organisation in Scotland that does great work on what it calls "financial inclusion". They seem to have a really positive approach to what can be done and they…"
Jan 7, 2013
Anita bell commented on Anita bell's blog post What if any would you take off the curriculum ? To teach attitudes regarding money, good debt and bad dept?
"They have controlled the interest rates (Banks) after we bailed them out and we are still living under an enforced regime making the divide even bigger between the classes. But through a better understanding I hope it can change as there are ways of…"
Jan 3, 2013
Anita bell commented on Anita bell's blog post What if any would you take off the curriculum ? To teach attitudes regarding money, good debt and bad dept?
"I feel the same, in that yes the system fails on giving constructive education about money. This did not matter so much some years ago as many citizens knew they would get a job after completion of education because we did have an industry. Now…"
Jan 3, 2013
Keeley Knowles commented on Anita bell's blog post What if any would you take off the curriculum ? To teach attitudes regarding money, good debt and bad dept?
"Hello Sam, I agree, many do now now have access to education but I don't believe the educational ideology in which they are immersed has really changed that much since industrialisation. It seems very convenient to me…"
Jan 3, 2013
Samuel Kidby commented on Anita bell's blog post What if any would you take off the curriculum ? To teach attitudes regarding money, good debt and bad dept?
"Keeley, I agree that the old Victorian way of school to fuel the workforce and control the masses is how it used to be run and that a lot of the characteristics are still the same, however i feel this way is really coming to an end, more and more…"
Jan 3, 2013
Keeley Knowles commented on Anita bell's blog post What if any would you take off the curriculum ? To teach attitudes regarding money, good debt and bad dept?
"Hello, Telling the truth and illuminating the realities of our financial system and how to navigate it successfully in the outside world should form a fundamental part of a just, inclusive education system.  If it…"
Jan 3, 2013
Anita bell commented on Anita bell's blog post What if any would you take off the curriculum ? To teach attitudes regarding money, good debt and bad dept?
"Relevant and useful are key I think, alongside independency like change a tyre LOL, can do this just like I bet you can too ? How to find out about funding is of great value, it is out there but many do not know about it finically within a…"
Dec 30, 2012
Anita bell replied to Melissa Jade Totman's discussion Technology in the classroom, is it too much?
"I agree with Ann, sometimes its almost expected for a student to already know all about Technology, its almost impossible to do as some are working at different levels or require more help and yes can put them at a disadvantage if working within…"
Dec 30, 2012
Ann Guilder commented on Anita bell's blog post What if any would you take off the curriculum ? To teach attitudes regarding money, good debt and bad dept?
"I think that all students need to learn Life Skills; budgeting is very important, learning how to access services within the community, where and how to find jobs, writing CVs, career paths, even very basic DIY, basic motor mechanic skills (how to…"
Dec 30, 2012
Anita bell commented on Anita bell's blog post What if any would you take off the curriculum ? To teach attitudes regarding money, good debt and bad dept?
"Thank you for all the comments, I agree that these are Life Skills but do not see any evidence of being in practice within education. First a lot of students are not really sure of what opportunities are out there and feel this would help for a…"
Dec 30, 2012
Theresa Young commented on Anita bell's blog post What if any would you take off the curriculum ? To teach attitudes regarding money, good debt and bad dept?
"Hi Anita I think teaching financial numeracy is so very important. After all, what is the use of students knowing how to work out a complex algebraic problem and not know how to budget and balance their own finances? More emphasis should be on…"
Dec 29, 2012

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What if any would you take off the curriculum ? To teach attitudes regarding money, good debt and bad dept?

Posted on December 26, 2012 at 11:59am 16 Comments

What will you take off the curriculum to do it? Nothing ? Should the curriculum teach financial numeracy as part of maths? Helping encourage those who don't engage to get more involved or understand applied financial mathematics. By teaching attitudes to money (e.g., good debt bad debt) within PHSE or within chosen subjects. This could promote economic growth through a better understanding of money and a more entrepreneurial society. We have far to many students graduating with no jobs…

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