Literature database – Slovakia

This database reviews some important and relevant local papers on financial literacy. The papers are written by various stakeholders, and indicate the relevant discussions on financial literacy in Slovak republic.

English:

The aim of the study conducted by the Slovak Banking Association was to find out the current level of financial literacy in Slovakia (the so-called Financial Literacy Index I). Further, the study looked at respondents' views on the current level of awareness of financial (banking) products and opinions on financial education. The result of the study was a finding that banks in Slovakia are interested in educated clients. Respondents expressed their positive attitude to financial education and realized its importance and importance to society and all ages.


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Reference:

https://www.viacakopeniaze.sk/test-financnej-gramotnosti/financna-gramotnost/


English:

In 2015, the National Institute of Certified Measurements conducted OECD PISA testing, with a sample of 1,540 pupils of all types of schools in the Slovak Republic. 292 Slovak schools were involved in the testing. The result of the survey was that the Slovak Republic achieved a financial performance of 445 points, thus the average score of Slovak pupils is below the average of participating OECD countries. Compared to 2012, there was a significant decrease in the performance of Slovak pupils, namely Slovak boys by 36 points and the performance of girls was comparable. Based on the survey, it is necessary to focus on the areas of money and financial transactions, personal finance planning and management, the financial environment and the level of knowledge of consumer rights and the risk and return. Individual topics according to the survey should be part of compulsory education at Slovak schools. Other areas to be addressed in teaching financial literacy at primary and secondary schools are education and work, home and family, personal and family finances, and society as a whole.


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Reference:

https://www.minedu.sk/vysledky-slovenskych-ziakov-v-oblasti-financnej-gramotnosti-v-medzinarodnom-merani-oecd-pisa-2015/


English:

The Ministry of Education of the SR stated that the level of financial literacy in testing Slovak pupils is satisfactory. "The factor that influences the outcomes of tested pupils is the availability and provision of education in this area in schools. Education in this area is being strengthened by the education sector by engaging teachers to meet the National Financial Literacy Standards by making learning aids, using available hours to introduce new subjects in relation to financial literacy or interesting activities aimed at developing this type of literacy, TASR agency also said that children at primary school should learn financial literacy because it can help them avoid problems in the future.


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Reference:

https://www.istp.sk/clanok/13773/s-rozvojom-financnej-gramotnosti-treba-zacat-uz-v-materskych-skolach


English:

The study highlights the results of a survey on the financial literacy of university students in Slovakia, focusing on their financial knowledge, behavior and attitudes in the area of ​​payment cards. Furthermore, the study highlights the importance of individual aspects of the financial literacy of the population, which are fundamental to general belief and appropriate adaptation to social life.


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Reference:

https://www.ef.umb.sk/konferencie/kfu_2015/prispevky%20a%20prezentacie/Sekcie/Ba%C4%8Dov%C3%A1.pdf


English:

The financnagramotnost.sk project fulfills the philosophy of social responsibility, which aims to increase financial literacy in Slovak families, primary, secondary and higher education institutions and the wider community


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Reference:

https://www.financnagramotnost.sk/


English:

The study provides suggestions for activating methods in teaching financial literacy at secondary schools. The study focuses mainly on demonstration of didactic games and project teaching in the subject Personal Finance Management and their evaluation for practical teaching. All game and activity demos are, according to the study, processed in accordance with the National Standard of Financial Literacy Version 1.1.


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Reference:

https://mpc-edu.sk/sites/default/files/projekty/vystup/16_ops_borovjakova_eva_-_rozvoj_financnej_gramotnosti_prostrednictvom_aktivizujucich_metod.pdf


English:

The study methodically describes interactive exercises – exercise books for the educational area of ​​primary school education and the school club of children, which are aimed at developing financial literacy for the subject of mathematics for primary education. Individual interactive exercises are thematically focused on different topics such as: Numbers, Variables and Numerical Performance with Numbers, and cross-sectional topic of Financial Literacy. I focused on describing their application in the school club of children and their preparation. The study further informs that the software for the interactive whiteboard ActivInspire was used to create interactive exercises.


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Reference:

https://mpc-edu.sk/sites/default/files/projekty/vystup/12_ops_podbehla_lenka_-_financna_gramotnost_v_skd.pdf


English:

Accredited textbook, written according to the methodology of the Ministry of Education, Science, Research and Sport of the Slovak Republic. Take action and get new information from the world of financial literacy. The book elaborates on the basic themes of ownership, needs, values, work as the main source of income, market and market system, money, household and financial market economy and financial products.


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Reference:

https://www.zakon.sk/eshop/financno-ekonomicka-gramotnost/p-1571133.xhtml


English:

The book contains a number of processed topics from the areas of saving and investing, financial decision-making, net wage calculation, credit management, and insurance. It is well arranged and completed with various practical tasks, examples and examples.


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Reference:

https://www.zakon.sk/eshop/financno-ekonomicka-gramotnost/p-1571133.xhtml


English:

The ambition of the publication is to offer primary and secondary school pupils a set of tasks that teachers and pupils do not have the opportunity to encounter normally. The task collection places significant emphasis on tasks with a real context, to which emphasis must be placed while teaching.


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Reference:

https://www.nucem.sk/dl/3478/FG_20131019_web.pdf


English:

The aim of the publication is to support the improvement of the quality of primary and secondary education using electronic testing.


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Reference:

http://www.etest.sk/data/att/582.pdf