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Financially Educating Yorkshire

After allowing millions of viewers a glimpse into the life of a secondary mathematics teacher on Channel 4’s Educating Yorkshire, Michael Steer, Deputy Headteacher at Thornhill Community Academy, has written a guest blog post for us on why the school is now introducing a strong focus on financial education...

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Showcasing My Money Week in Scotland

As I blogged at the beginning of the week, thanks to our new partnership with Barclays this year My Money Week is running in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland for the very first time. On Wednesday we were pleased to hold special showcase events in Scotland and Northern Ireland to highlight some of the terrific My Money Week activities in the initiative’s first UK-wide year.

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pfeg and Young Enterprise now operating under one roof and with one goal.

The merger of pfeg into Young Enterprise on the 1 September was the start - and not the beginning - of the journey in the process to create the UK's leading enterprise and financial education charity. An important milestone was reached at the end of October, when we packed up the office in Bonhill St and moved into Young Enterprise's offices about a mile away in Sekforde St. Now the crates are unpacked, desks sorted and IT systems up and running, we can focus on the task of developing a long-term, sustainable skills strategy that is founded on enterprise and financial education - one that works for teachers, college tutors, youth workers, employers and young people.

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Luckwell Primary in the news!

We recently announced Luckwell Primary School, Bristol, as the second of 20 schools taking part in our new Centres of Excellence partnership with Experian. The school follows Dunkirk Primary, Nottingham, in taking part in the programme, with more announcements on their way.

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It’s back to school for the pfeg Volunteer Network

pfeg Projects Manager Liz Currie writes about our Volunteer Network, and how people with specialist expertise and knowledge in personal finance can get involved to make a difference to the financial education of young people...

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