The PFS today unveils an expansion to its financial education programme, My Personal Finance Skills, with the inclusion of a financial education module as part of the Duke of Edinburgh Bronze Award.
This new module, which will form part of the skill section of the Duke of Edinburgh Bronze Award, has been funded by the Chartered Insurance Institute’s Education and Training Trust charity (EATT).
The 13-week self-study programme will help participants better understand money management and personal finance.
Designed as a series of one-hour modules to be completed each week, the topics covered include: What is personal finance? What is a budget? What is credit?
All modules will be supervised by the My Personal Finance Skills team.
Participants who are already enrolled on a Duke of Edinburgh programme and would like to know more are asked to email email@example.com.
My Personal Finance Skills delivers free financial education workshops to schools across the UK through a network of PFS members, are of whom are accredited personal finance professionals.
Mark Hutchinson, membership director of the PFS, said: “Financial education is a vital aid to helping people achieve their life goals, providing them with the knowledge and skills needed to make well-informed choices about their finances.”
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