|Program||School level||Number of sessions||Number of hours per session||
|Competition at the end of the program|
|Economics for Success||middle-school||6 ( 1.5 months)||1h30||25 to 30||No|
After Economics for Success, students will be able to:
- Explore their skills, interests and values and parallel them with the demands of the corporate world to be able to make informed decisions about their careers.
- Develop their knowledge and skills in financial management; know how to manage a budget, regardless of its amount.
Main Program Contents:
This program covers the following topics:
- Self-knowledge and personal choices.
- Education, counseling and career choices.
- Use of credit.
- Financial risks.
Session 1:Mirror, Mirror
The students are put in a situation where they have to make choices and get to know themselves, discover their own abilities, their interests and their values. They think about their education, career guidance and rely on a “Jobs Map” to help them.
- Exercise: “Your Choice”
- Reflection on self-knowledge
- “Jobs Map” analysis
- Career orientation
Session 2 : Choose your Success
By participating in the “Choose Your Success”game, students discover the links between education and career opportunities.
Game “Choose your Success”
Session 3 : Stay Balanced
By referring to the “Jobs Map”, students realize that salary levels vary from one job to another.
Based on monthly salaries levels, they evaluate the opportunity cost of their budgetary decisions. They then compare their expenditure to the amounts suggested on playing cards.
Presentation about the concept of budgets
Game: “Choose your spending”
Exercise: comparing gross and net salaries
Session 4: Buy satan
Students observe how consumers pay for goods and services. They discuss the advantages and disadvantages of paying cash or on credit and participate in a game that allows them to understand what an interest rate is.
Presentation of cash and credit purchases
Game: “Buy Smart”
Exercise: gross and net salary
Session 5:Do your accounts
Students learn how to determine a solvency index and the factors influencing it.
Presentation: Solvency Index
Game: “Do your Accounts”
Session 6:What is the Risk
Through a game, students can understand the concept of risk and discover the principles of insurance, which can predict and minimize these risks.
Presentation of the concept of risk and insurance principle
Game-“What is the risk? ”