5,000 children given money and debt advice

We are celebrating after our pioneering work in educating children about money management and debt has now reached more than 5,000 children in 100 schools. DebtAware uses a ‘peer-to-peer’ structure in our financial education programme in which secondary and primary school students plan and run classes on subjects such as debt and budgeting for primary … Read more

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DebtAware wins Spirit of the Community Award

DebtAware has been named as a Spirit of the Community Awards 2015 education category finalist. The awards, which are supported by Yorkshire & Clydesdale Bank Foundation, aim to recognise projects that advance financial education, improve employability and promote environmental protection or improvement. Brian Souter, the charity’s Education Manager, commented: “We’re delighted to see our programme … Read more

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Youngsters star in film to teach other pupils about managing money

Children have adopted a jackanory style to teach youngsters about how to manage money. Year six pupils from Anderton Primary School and Rivington Foundation Primary School have taken part in filming a video reading six short stories about spending money carefully — and what can happen when you don’t. The film, produced by media students … Read more

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