MoneySmart Teaching videos

Professional development

button-video-money-makes-the-world-go-around Teaching mathematics using consumer and financial literacy

Gain an insight into teaching maths using a financial literacy context for learning.

button-video-money-makes-the-world-go-around Making the connections : Mathematics and consumer and financial literacy

Learn about using financial literacy as a way of engaging students with mathematics.

button-video-money-makes-the-world-go-around Real life learning using ASIC's Moneysmart teaching resources

See how ASIC's MoneySmart Teaching units of work help teachers engage students in mathematics through hands-on practical learning experiences.

button-video-money-makes-the-world-go-aroundUnits of work - an initial teacher's perspective 

Anne, a Year 3/4 teacher at Austral Public School talks about the benefits of MoneySmart teaching resources for new teachers.

button-video-money-makes-the-world-go-aroundWhy use ASIC's MoneySmart Teaching in the classroom

Educators describe why teachers should use MoneySmart Teaching resources in the classroom.

button-video-money-makes-the-world-go-around The benefits of consumer & financial literacy education

Matt, a Year 3/4 teacher at Austral Public School shares his thoughts on consumer and financial literacy education.

button-video-money-makes-the-world-go-aroundWhy should schools be MoneySmart?

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

button-video-money-makes-the-world-go-aroundMoney makes the world go around

Scott Pape, the Barefoot Investor, highlights why there is a need to teach consumer and financial literacy in schools. Featuring key social trends and compelling statistics, this powerful digital animation illustrates the demands of a modern world on young people when money is invisible.

button-video-changing-world-of-consumerismChanging world of consumerism

Experts discuss the changing world of money and what it means to young children.

button-video-interviews-with-kidsInterviews with kids about money

Scott Pape interviews a group of school children to find out what they do and don't know about money.

button-video-consumerism-and-teensConsumerism and teens

Experts talk about young people and money and the influences on them as they become independent consumers. They discuss the stress associated with this and the need for better consumer and financial literacy in young people from an early age.

button-video-benefits-of-mstBenefits of MoneySmart Teaching

Experts, principals and teachers reflect on the MoneySmart Schools program and the positive outcomes for students who are involved.

button-video-money-and-childrenMoney and children

Series of vox populi answers from young people to questions including 'Where does money come from?' and 'Where do you get money from?'

button-video-consumerism-and-childrenConsumerism and children

Experts talk about children and money, the influences on young people who become consumers from an early age, the stress that may be involved and the need for better consumer and financial literacy awareness in young people from an early age.

button-video-benefits-of-doing-a-ms-programBenefits of doing a MoneySmart program

Interviews with students who have undertaken a MoneySmart unit of work, run a student enterprise and been involved in an integrated program at school.

button-video-ms-secondary-studentsMoneySmart Secondary students

Interviews with students about the positive outcomes of participating in a consumer and financial literacy program.

button-video-teens-and-consumer-issuesTeens and consumer issues

Students talk about some pitfalls and experiences they have had with the use of mobile phones, contracts and pitfalls including buying 'scam' ringtones.

Case studies

Principal of Wingham High Case study: Singleton Primary School (Western Australia)

Over the past 4 years Singleton Primary School have implemented a whole school approach to consumer and financial literacy education involving, teachers, students, parents and the broader community.They used ASIC's MoneySmart Teaching program as the basis for embedding this learning within the curriculum and have incorporated many other consumer and financial literacy based initiatives within the school. 

Principal of Wingham HighCase study: Wingham High School

Wingham High School has incorporated financial literacy education across all curriculum learning areas. Beyond core subjects, staff have embedded financial literacy into Spanish classes, the annual school production and the school garden project.

button-video-kings-collegeCase study: Kings Christian College

Secondary school class-based and enterprise learning.

Year 9 students learn about mobile phones and gain skills running a business.

button-video-case-study-bulimbaCase study: Bulimba and Arundel State Schools

Primary school class-based. Two schools share their approaches to consumer and financial literacy education through a student run enterprise and an integrated program.

button-video-case-study-mypolongaCase study: Mypolonga Primary School

Primary school whole-school. The Mypologa State School shop on the banks of the Murray River attracts visitors from around the world.

button-video-case-study-currumbinCase study: Currumbin Special School

Enterprise based learning. Students run the 'Snack Shack' and a community garden to gain consumer and financial literacy skills.

Classroom resources

button-video-credit-hangoverCredit hangover

Chloe is embarrassed at a cafe when she's maxed out her credit card. This video looks at understanding credit and debt.

button-video-in-the-drivers-seatIn the driver's seat

Peter buys a car and then can't afford the costs of running it! This video looks at the real costs of buying a car.

button-video-moving-outMoving out

Vikki might need to move out of home to have some privacy. This video explores the costs of moving out of home.

button-video-secondary-simulatonSecondary School Simulation

Real issues, real teens. Abe is desperate for the latest smartphone, Bianca wants a car and Clare has $500.

button-video-show-me-the-moneyShow me the money

Nick gets more than he bargained for at his first job. This video looks at the things you need to consider when you get a pay check including checking your payslip tax, and superannuation.

button-video-to-the-maxTo the Max

Josh discovers his limits after a credit spree pushes him TO THE MAX. Produce by Consumer Affairs Victoria.

button-video-too-good-to-be-trueToo good to be true

Effy's cash is 'hanging out of her pockets' when she shops online. This video looks at how you can protect yourself from having cash stolen online.

Personal learning

button-video-how-i-paid-off-my-mortgageHow I paid off my mortgage

Di Motton, a Victorian teacher, explains how she paid off her first mortgage in her 30s. This video is part of the Financial Health for Teachers program.

button-video-breaking-the-debt-cycleBreaking the debt cycle

Donna Maslan, a teacher in her 30s, talks about the effects of overwhelming debt and how she was able to break the debt cycle.

button-video-retire-ready-meenahRetire Ready - Meenah

Meenah, a high school principal discuss how she is approaching her retirement.

button-video-retire-ready-grahamRetire Ready - Graham

Graham, a high school principal discuss how he is approaching his retirement.

button-video-surviving-divorceSurviving divorce

Sue-Ellen, a teacher at a technical college in Victoria, talks about the financial pressures of becoming a single parent.

button-video-starting-investingFrom little things big things grow

Luke, a primary school teacher, discusses how he and his wife have approached investing on a teachers salary.


button-video-money-lessonsMoney lessons

Eddy Meyer highlights the importance of starting early with consumer and financial literacy education on Channel Ten's national evening news.

button-video-medcraft-primaryGreg Medcraft introduces the MoneySmart Teaching Package

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Last updated: 05 Oct 2016