Financial education

About financial education

Further information on the background to the development of financial education in Scottish schools.

Sharing practice

Examples from education establishments across Scotland of projects and lessons which develop learners' financial awareness and capabilities.


  • Money Talks: Family Finances

    This resource uses family finances to encourage interdisciplinary learning and the development of skills in line with Building the Curriculum 4.

  • Cheers for credit unions!

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    This resource illustrates the development of financial capability using pupil-run credit unions.

  • On the Money

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    Change the way you think about money with this collection of stories from four of Scotland's top children's authors.

  • Small Change

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    A selection of rehearsed improvisation clips and suggested activities for a range of curriculum areas.

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