Financial literacy

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Tax tips for teachers 2020 – what you can and can't claim for
Tax tips for teachers 2020 – what you can and can't claim for

The COVID-19 pandemic has meant that more people have been working from home than ever before, including educators. So as we begin preparing our 2019/2020 tax returns, are there any new things we should be considering when working out what we can and can’t claim for? Teacher spoke to Australian Taxation Office Assistant Commissioner Karen Foat to find out more.

Lessons from PISA 2018: Are students smart about money?
Lessons from PISA 2018: Are students smart about money?

Young people are growing up in a world where they are required to be financially literate in order to perform common tasks in their day-to-day lives. A new report from the OECD’s Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) 2018 focuses on financial literacy. Here, we take a closer look at the results.

Tax tips for teachers – what you can and can't claim for
Tax tips for teachers – what you can and can't claim for

Tax time is on the horizon. Can you claim for your wall display posters or prize rewards for students? What about that professional learning conference you went to on the holidays? We spoke to the Australian Taxation Office to find out.

Infographic: Where do students get their money from?

The OECD Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) in 2015 examined 15-year-old students' financial literacy skills. This infographic compares the main sources of income for students from Australia with the average from participating OECD countries.

Infographic: Financial literacy

An international assessment of 15-year-old students' financial literacy includes data on their experiences, attitudes and behaviours, as well as their academic performance. Here are some of the findings from Australia.

Financial literacy – where Australia sits
Financial literacy – where Australia sits

Australia has performed equal fifth in an international assessment of young people’s financial literacy, according to a report from the Australian Council for Educational Research.

Global Education Episode 13: Entrepreneurship education in Finland
Global Education Episode 13: Entrepreneurship education in Finland

Tiina-Maija Toivola joins us from Helsinki to talk about the award-winning Me & MyCity program that gives 6th Graders a chance to spend a day in their chosen profession and learn more about being a consumer and citizen.

Resources: Indigenous financial literacy
Resources: Indigenous financial literacy

Educators working across the school age range can now access a new teaching resource to help them develop the financial literacy skills of Indigenous students.

WISE 2014: Celebrating creativity and innovation
WISE 2014: Celebrating creativity and innovation

The annual World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE) Awards celebrate creative projects from across the globe. Here's a snapshot of the six winners.

Full steam ahead for young entrepreneurs
Full steam ahead for young entrepreneurs

The Mypolonga Primary School shop on South Australia’s Murray River is an example of how maths and financial literacy skills can be delivered in a practical way.