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ASIC's MoneySmart Teaching is a comprehensive strategy to develop consumer and financial literacy capabilities in young Australians.

Being MoneySmart is a core life skill. In a rapidly changing world of personal finances, children and young people will benefit from gaining and applying the knowledge, understanding, skills and behaviours to establish good consumer and financial habits. Find out more about MoneySmart Teaching.

The teaching section of MoneySmart contains:

Video: Why should schools be MoneySmart?

Video about ASIC's MoneySmart Teaching program

Teachers, parents, kids and experts explain the benefits of learning about money at school.

Transcript: Why should schools be MoneySmart?

New teaching resources

Money management skills for VET students

ASIC's  Be MoneySmart is an online training resource for VET students (including apprentices and trainees) and senior high school students. The resource helps students to develop money management skills which support their future careers in small business or as contractors.

Digital units of work for Year 9 and 10

smart consumers 4 a smart future teaches students about being responsible consumers using a range of real life issues around sustainability.

Activities are focused on Years 9 and 10 Mathematics, English and Science and provide a range of tasks that can be used in isolation or part of a larger unit of work.

Updated units of work for secondary teachers

Updated versions of our Secondary units of work have been developed based on feedback and reviews. 

Last updated: 07 Dec 2015