Debates

Students debate situations and scenarios that prompt thinking, analysis, problem solving and discussion

Help Yourself Before Helping Others

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This video encouraged debate about financial decision-making, personal and societal values. It aligns specifically to the ebook Wealth Concepts and The Common Good Years 6-9, but can be used in general lessons on financial decision-making. (3:45)

 

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If you lose wealth it is your fault!

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We hear many stories of people who work hard to create their wealth. There also many stories about people who lose their family wealth. Financial learners should learn about both situations. This video gives students an understanding of how some individuals and families lose wealth. It encourages students to debate this topic. (3:53)

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Every school needs financial life skill captains

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Schools have captains in many areas of school life - academic, service learning, drama, dance, music, sport and many more. This video poses the consideration that every school should also have financial life skill captains. These are students who want to make a difference to the financial well being of students and who show a commitment to financial learning. (2:52)

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Improving financial life skills will decrease domestic violence

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Domestic violence is a significant issue in society. Research indicates that financial stress is a contributing factor towards domestic violence. This video introduces students to some of this research and reaffirms the need for all people to have good financial life skills. Improved financial life skills across society may help reduce domestic violence across society! (3:54)

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You must be 21 before applying for a credit card

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Banks, parents, charities and of course youth will range a views from their personal or organisational perspectives. This video stimulates analysis of the topic, discussion and reflection.

Credit cards are everywhere. With youth debt an increasing problem, this topic asks the questions should a person be 21 before being able to apply for a credit card.

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We all should have a financial license!

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Students are familiar with the concept of a driver’s license. This video prompts thinking and discussion as to the benefits of all youth having to pass a financial license before applying for loans and credit cards, seeking funds for investment, investing on the share market. Perhaps different types of financial licenses should be offered!

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