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This activity pack explores the different types of bank accounts available to young people, as well as the factors to consider when deciding which to choose. The session presents a number of case studies to encourage participants to apply what they’ve learnt about bank accounts in a relevant, practical way. It also highlights the importance of checking statements regularly, including the risks and consequences of not being vigilant enough.
By the end of this lesson, participants will be able to:
To access worksheets for all twelve activity packs in one place, use our ‘Setting yourself up for financial independence’ workbook.
Other LifeSkills lessons are also suitable for use with care leavers to support them on their employability journey, here are some to get started with:
If you want to increase your own confidence to teach young people about money, Young Money provide free e-learning training to teachers across Primary and Secondary education. In addition, National Numeracy has a free website which helps you practise and refresh your everyday maths skills.
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