Year 9 Money Smart

Course selection will be active from the 14th August 2020.

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: J. Lang

What will I learn?
All students need an understanding of at least the fundamentals of being an active participant in the Economy. They require financial skills and to be able to make informed economic decisions with their money. This course aims to increase their financial capabilities and make students more aware about what influences their choices and the implications of their decisions. Students engage with money concepts through activities, projects and challenges as they become money smart.

Topics include:
- How to make good spending decisions
- Currency
- The pro's and cons of new ways to pay
- Making the most of Kiwisaver
- Budgeting
- Wise use of credit
- Beating the Shopping Challenge
You can't afford not to be Moneysmart

Contributions and Equipment

All students need: pens, pencils, ruler, eraser, glue stick, highlighters, coloured pencils, scissors for all classes.

Specific requirements are as follows:
BYOD Device
1 1B8 Exercise Book

Recommended Prior Learning

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