Boarding 11-12: Financial Life Skills Activity Book 1
This online activiity book includes 10 topics. Boarding directors and staff may wish to choose one topic per month.
Activity Book 2 will be published during 2018.
The topics are:
- Learning - My portfolio
- Attitude - My responsibility
- Work - Jobs
- Shopping - Peer influence (Shopping)
- Probability - Gambling peer pressure
- Banking - Cards
- Cause Effect - Decisions have consequences
- Investment - Term deposits
- Guidance - Scenarios
- Wealth - Overcoming barriers
Boarding 11-12: Youth Debt
The purpose of this video is to help develop an initial awareness and understanding of taxation concepts.Facilitator notes are available
Boarding 11-12: Taxation 101
The purpose of this video is to help develop an initial awareness and understanding of taxation concepts.Facilitator notes available.
Boarding 11-12: Investment and Investing
This video introduces students to some basic concepts related to investment and investing. It is based on an interview with Sean Nighe a member of the Financial Planning Association of Australia. The video helps to explain to students why teens should learn some basic investment concepts and how they could get involved with their parent's support. Within the video there are questions facilitators and teachers can use to stimulate conversations with students. (19:45)Facilitator notes available
Boarding 11-12: Consumer Guarantee
This video introduces students to a consumer law concept, specifically consumer guarantees. An understanding of this concept helps students to make better financial decisions and to also hold others to account regarding the services they provide. This video is based on an interview with the President of the QUT Law Society.
Consumer law may be slightly different in various states. You are encouraged to check for local regulations.Facilitator notes available