Financial Literacy Agent Penny Workshop

Financial Literacy Agent Penny Workshop

Date & Time

27 January 2016, 08:30 - 31 December 2016, 17:30

Venue

To Be Confirmed

Department

Office of Graduate Studies and Professional Learning (GPL)

Category

Professional Development

Events Details

“The Adventures of Agent Penny” is a holistic financial education program aimed at providing an innovative and fun-filled way of imparting the values of saving and budgeting to 10- to 12-year-old schoolchildren, through an illustrated comic book and drama.


Saving and budgeting are necessary life-skills, much like reading, writing and mathematics. That's why it is essential to build on such life-skills at a young age. The Adventures of Agent Penny” program was developed with a view to becoming a flexible module with universal appeal, and this Agent Penny Workshop walks the talk with teachers so that they can use the resources developed for classroom use. Its main objective is to make financial education interesting and engaging to children.

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