Financial Literacy Challenge in the Primary Schools

The Home Economics Seminar Centre within the Directorate for Learning and Assessment Programmes in collaboration with the Malta Bankers’ Association is cordially inviting pupils to take part in the Financial Literacy Challenge 2022 entitled Young Chef Challenge in preparation for the European Money Week and Global Money Week that will be held between Monday 21st and Friday 25th March 2022.

The themes for this year are:

• European Money Week – Supercharging Financial Skills
• Global Money Week – Build your Future, be Smart about Money

Both themes capture the importance of thinking about one’s own future when making financial decisions.

Target audience: Year 4, Year 5 and Year 6 pupils in State and Non-State Schools. Interested pupils can participate on an individual or a group basis.
Description of activity: This challenge aims to promote awareness related to financial capabilities. The participants will create a healthy, low-cost food item with emphasis on the following areas: seasonality, sustainability and local.
Prizes: A certificate of participation will be presented to each participant. Prizes sponsored by the Malta Bankers’ Association will be awarded to the participants placing first and second for each category (individual or group basis).
Application registration deadline: Monday 28th February 2022. Only one application per student/group may be submitted.

Any queries can be addressed to home_economics@ilearn.edu.mt.