Economic for success

Injaz-Morocco-KALAN-80Economic for success teaches middle-school students financial management

Program School level Number of sessions Number of hours per session
Number of students per class
Competition at the end of the program
Economics for Success middle-school 6 ( 1.5 months) 1h30 25 to 30 No

 

  • Objectives:

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    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:

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    This program covers the following topics:

    • Self-knowledge and personal choices.
    • Education, counseling and career choices.
    • Budgeting.
    • Use of credit.
    • Financial risks.

  • Session 1:Mirror, Mirror

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     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.

    Activities:

    • Exercise: “Your Choice”
    • Reflection on self-knowledge
    • “Jobs Map” analysis
    • Career orientation

  • Session 2 : Choose your Success

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     By participating in the “Choose Your Success”game, students discover the links between education and career opportunities.

    Activities:

    Game “Choose your Success”

  • Session 3 : Stay Balanced

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    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.

    Activities:

    Presentation about the concept of budgets

    Game: “Choose your spending”

    Exercise: comparing gross and net salaries

  • Session 4: Buy satan

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     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.

    Activities:

    Presentation of cash and credit purchases

    Game: “Buy Smart”

    Exercise: gross and net salary

  • Session 5:Do your accounts

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     Students learn how to determine a solvency index and the factors influencing it.

    Activities:

    Presentation: Solvency Index

    Game: “Do your Accounts”

  • Session 6:What is the Risk

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     Through a game, students can understand the concept of risk and discover the principles of insurance, which can predict and minimize these risks.

    Activities:

    Presentation of the concept of risk and insurance principle

    Game-“What is the risk? ”