Last Updated: Monday, March 15, 2021

Financial Education resources

What is this?

This page provides a summary of key information, resources, and exemplification relating to financial education.

The content of this section will allow teachers and practitioners to access key information, resources and policies in order to support improvement planning and professional development in financial education.

A number of new resources will be added to this page over the coming months.

Who is this for?

This page aims to support policy makers and practitioners with an interest in financial education. It may also be useful for parents and adult learners

Financial education resources

On the Money – an interdisciplinary learning approach to financial education

  • 4 stories from On the Money
  • Teacher support materials
  • MP3 files in English and Gaelic for each of the four stories: Funny Money, Down the Pan, Charlie Fly and the Nice Dream and No Change

Money Talks - Family Finances

  • PDF of the full resource
  • Financial statements zip file
  • Wild cards zip file
  • Hints and tips PDF
  • Additional material zip file

Financial Education Guidance for Primary and Secondary School in Scotland
Guidance for primary and secondary schools which highlights the links between financial education and Curriculum for Excellence. This guidance provides signposting to services and resources which can enhance financial education.

Junior savers resource – support and advice in setting up a credit union in your school

Links (external)


Finance Fairtrade Fortnight at St Catherine’s Primary in Glasgow

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Coming soon

  • Money Matters (Scottish Edition) – Financial education textbook for secondary schools