Jill Brown

Jill Brown

Senior Lecturer in Mathematics education at Deakin University

Jill is a senior lecturer in mathematics education at Deakin University. Following over two decades teaching secondary mathematics, she has now been involved in primary and secondary mathematics teacher education for almost as long. Her research has been published in prestigious journals and book chapters. She is interested in mathematical thinking including mathematical modelling and reasoning across all levels of schooling and content areas. Financial aspects can be the central focus of real-world problem solving or play an important role in mathematical modelling tasks.

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Strengthening your school’s approach to financial education
Strengthening your school’s approach to financial education

Several states have banned financial institutions from delivering banking and branded education programs in schools, paving the way for school-led programs free from commercial interests. In today’s reader submission Carly Sawatzki, Jill Brown, and Peter Saffin outline some guiding criteria to help schools consider ways to strengthen their financial education programs.