Dollarmites and Financial Literacy in Schools

Posted on: Mon 7 Dec 2020

Banking education schemes like the Commonwealth Bank’s Dollarmite program will be a thing of the past in Victoria next year

This comes after the state government’s announcement it would ban all banking schemes from operating in public schools from 2021.

Some experts claim this will give primary schools the opportunity to take their approach to financial literacy education seriously.

Associate Professor in Mathematics Education at Western Sydney University, Catherine Atard joins Breakfast‘s Zoe Kounadis and Tom Mann to tell us more.

Produced by Oliver Brown

Image sourced: StillWorksImagery


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