From 3.–4. of June, an international hybrid conference on financial literacy was held in Tallinn, bringing together experts from more than ten countries across Europe.
In 2019, the Italian Chambers of Commerce together with the Italian Development Ministry launched a new innovative project, called #IoPensoPositivo (“I Think Positive”), to educate and teach young students the main principles of Financial Education.
A significant reform came into force in Estonian pension system this year: the second pension pillar which has been mandatory for most Estonian wage earners almost 20 years is not mandatory anymore
Her Majesty Queen Máxima opened the tenth edition of the Dutch Money Week on Monday March 22nd in The Hague.
The Economic Olympics was established at the end of 2017 as the first comprehensive all-Slovak competition in economics and finance for high school students.
In the Flemish Community of Belgium, the ‘King Baudouin Foundation’ governs a Fund for Financial Literacy. The Fund is chaired by Kristof De Witte, also coordinator of the EUfin project.
The State Institute of Vocational Education (SIVE), the Department of Financial Literacy and the Slovak Center of Training Firms (FL SCTF) as a member of the Interdepartmental Expert Group for Financial Literacy in Financial Literacy Education continues t
As part of the project activities, the EUFin team developed didactic materials to improve knowledge, abilities and attitudes in financial literacy for secondary school students.
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Our life success depends to a large extent on our knowledge and our ability to manage personal finances. Dealing with money is not the easiest, and the low level of financial literacy in Slovakia is proof of that.
COVID-19 has major consequences for us all, including the Netherlands. Moneywise created a special webpage about the financial side of the corona crisis and organised an online meeting about financial vulnerability.
Being financially educated means (also) managing money with care and consciousness and this is something that mainly adults deal with.
Banks have played an important role in educating people in financial matters.
EUfin coordinator, Kristof De Witte, participates on the OECD high level conference on ‘Financial Education for children and young people in South East Europe: Policies, good practices and challenges in the new digital reality’.
This week, the Flemish parliament voted in favor to accept the new curriculum, which includes financial literacy education.
At the beginning of October, the project
On 12th of October, the Italian Savings Museum organized online workshop for school teachers and educational staff for the promotion of active economic citizenship.
EuFin partner, MTÜ Rahatarkus and Estonian Consumer Protection and Technical Regulatory Authority started a new consumer education project „Three steps to financial well-being“.
Nibud is an independent foundation in the Netherlands that gives information and advice on financial matters of private households.
The EUFin multiplier event took place on September 14-15, 2020 as a specialized conference on financial literacy.
The Italiancommittee of financial education started in 2018 to organize the “Month ofFinancial Education”, during October, realizing how citizens are interested inthe proposed topics and the numerous initiatives planned by schools, banks andassociations.
The National Bank of Slovakia (NBS) has prepared the NBS Strategy for the Support of Financial Literacy and plans to support financial education even more in the future through various activities.
Aisa Amagir's research project has been nominated for the 'Research of the Year' award. This prize focuses on a research project at the Hogeschool van Amsterdam that is done from a faculty research program, knowledge center and/or Centre of
Developing financial knowledge, skills, and habits is an important stepping stone on young people’s path to adult financial well-being.
The very first financial literacy strategy program in Estonia was launched in 2013 for the years 2013–2020 and is about to end this year.
We found that pre-vocational students and students with an immigrant background have less financial knowledge and skills then students of the lowest track and students with no immigrant background.
The partners of the EUFin project are proud to announce that their book “Financial education: Current practices and future challenges” has been published.
The results of the global PISA financial literacy assessment of students reveal that Estonian students ranked 1st among the 20 countries participating in the assessment.
In the last cycle of PISA 2018, a total of 20 countries participated in financial literacy testing, including 13 OECD countries.
Last week, results from the last assessment of PISA have been presented by INVALSI, the Italian organization responsible for the data gathering and publication of OECD.
NGO Rahatarkus, one of the partners of EUFin project, launched a brand new online learning material helping young people to make considered choices in their studies, personal finances and career.
Consob, the Italian National Commission for Societies and Stock Exchange, every year publishes its report on financial investments of Italian households. With more than 3000 Italian people interviewed, this survey represents the largest national assessmen
The Belgian partner KU Leuven is proud to have a paper on financial literacy published in ‘Economics of Education Review’.
Estonian population has sufficient basic knowledge to reasonably organise their financial affairs.
The importance of having financially educated people is particularly felt by the Bank of Italy, which aim is to protect consumers against possible difficulties and problems into the financial world.
Learning by doing and responding to decisive moments in a student's daily life are crucial, Amagir remarked.
Today Amsterdam was the scenery for the third meeting of the EUFin project.
The Financial Administration prepared an educational game for primary school pupils. The online game called MAJLAND explains playfully what taxes are used for and why paying them is important.
The introduction of the new ‘financial and economic competences’ in the Flemish education system, urge for professional development of teachers.
The Ministry of Finance of the Slovak Republic in cooperation with the Financial Administration of the Slovak Republic organised the first year of a big event for children and their teachers called the Day for Schools.
The level of financial literacy of Slovaks is low, according to surveys. In 2015, Slovakia placed 16th within the EU while Denmark ranked as the first and Romania as the last.