Year 13 Financial Skills for Life

13FSL
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: J. Lang

What will I learn?
This course will help each student to become a financially capable person who is able to make informed judgements and effective decisions regarding their personal use and management of money.

Students will learn to:
• Manage income, spending and saving
• Set goals including long term financial planning
• Budget using the Sorted Template for Weekly Budgets
• Understand the Rights and Responsibilities when renting
• Assess the Financing options when buying a property
• Understand the implications of earning an income eg tax, kiwisaver, saving.

Skills:
• Financial literacy
• Using digital tools to develop financial capabilities
• Understanding the loan application process
• Gathering targeted information
• Informed Decision-making
• Negotiation
• Communication
• Financial numeracy
• Navigating financial websites
• Accessing government services on line
• Using spreadsheets
• Analysing and evaluating financial information
• Problem solving
• Working together


Contributions and Equipment

General pens, lined refill


Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
U.S. 12354 v5 Describe legal implications of living in rented accommodation and means to prevent and resolve related problems
2
I
4
U.S. 24699 v3 Make an informed decision relating to personal income and explain its impacts
2
I
2
U.S. 28098 v3 Evaluate options to increase personal income
3
I
3
U.S. 28100 v3 Develop a plan to achieve a long-term personal financial goal(s)
3
I
4
U.S. 28103 v2 Analyse and select personal financing options for purchasing a property
3
I
4
U.S. 28104 v2 Analyse the impact(s) of external factors on personal finances
3
I
3
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 20 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 20 credits.

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