Teaching resources for Secondary schools

MoneySmart Teaching offers quality resources for secondary teachers that are aligned to the Australian curriculum.

Our units of work and teacher guides give educators lesson plans that they can take directly into the classroom. Our digital activities help students to learn real life skills like mobile phone security and buying your first car.

Note:  Downloadable files on this page are under 2MB unless stated otherwise.

Featured resource: Year 9 students get job ready

Mst Resource

Our Year 9 Mathematics unit of work How can we obtain more money? encourages students to:

  • explore different ways of earning money
  • consider different ways of getting paid
  • look at how to go about getting a job
  • think about what to do with the money earned.

The digital activities First job and Savvy solutions to consuming questions can also be used to raise student awareness of decisions associated with earning money and getting a job.

Teacher guide

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Teacher Guide for teachers of primary and secondary students 

Teacher Guide for teachers of primary and secondary students (6.6MB)

Note: The Teacher guide references the  National Consumer and Financial Literacy Framework.

Units of work

Refer to Australian Curriculum Links section below for updated mapping of all units of work to Australian Curriculum V8.3 by Content descriptor, Achievement standard and Learning area.

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Year 7 Mathematics - How can we reduce our spending? 

Year 7 Mathematics - How can we reduce our spending? (11MB)

Year 8 Mathematics - How can we access money overseas? 

Year 8 Mathematics - How can we access money overseas? (11MB)

>Year 9 Mathematics - How can we obtain more money? 

Year 9 Mathematics - How can we obtain more money? (11MB)

Year 10 Mathematics - Reaching goals: What's involved? 

Year 10 Mathematics - Reaching goals: What's involved? (11.5MB)

Year 7 Science - Should I drink bottled water? 

Year 7 Science - Should I drink bottled water? (11MB)

Year 8 Science - Light up the globe! 

Year 8 Science - Light up the globe! (13MB)

Year 9 English - Could I live smaller? 

Year 9 English - Could I live smaller? (13MB)

Year 10 English - Teens talk money 

Year 10 English - Teens talk money (13MB)

smart consumersFeatured resource : Smart consumers 4 a smart future

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

The resource features online units of work in Mathematics, English, and Science, all with a sustainability and consumer and financial literacy focus for Years 9 & 10.

Australian Curriculum links

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Australian Curriculum (V8.3) mapping Yr 7 - 10 units of work by Content descriptors and Achievement standards new icon Australian Curriculum (V8.3) mapping Yr 7 - 10 units of work by Content descriptors and Achievement standardsnew icon

Australian Curriculum (V8.3) mapping Yr 9 - 10 Rookie lesson plans by Content descriptors and Achievement standards new icon

Australian Curriculum (V8.3) mapping  Yr 9 - 10 Rookie lesson plans by Content descriptors and Achievement standardsnew icon
Australian Curriculum (V8.3) mapping  by Learning Area - Units of Work  Yr 7 - 10 new icon Australian Curriculum (V8.3) mapping  by Learning Area - Units of Work  Yr 7 - 10new icon

New South Wales syllabus mapping to ASIC's MoneySmart Teaching Secondary resources

New South Wales syllabus mapping to ASIC's MoneySmart Teaching Secondary resources

Digital activities - Year 7 - Year 8

Digital activities - Year 9 and up


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Last updated: 03 Mar 2017