Type: Erasmus+ Year: 2020 Partners:  UNED and others



The Need:

Financial literacy is a key life skill for participation in modern society.

The Solution:

Sustainable Financial Literacy (SFinLit), is an innovation project focused on the innovative practices in the digital era. It is very much focused on enforcing strong digital, financial literacy and learning to learn competencies in school education.

The project will address the objectives of understanding what is Socially Responsible Finance, show the development and good practices of Socially Responsible Actions, develop content tailored to the needs of the target group (young students), develop a training model addressing the main topic of Financial Education and develop free online training content, for target groups primarily for students, but also for users in general, industry, workers and other stakeholders, to provide effective responses to emerging challenges.

The objectives of the project will be expressed in 2 main intellectual output, as follows:

Training material. Searching, collecting and selecting the best content from different sectors related to the field.

Tools and Guidelines - Munster Technological University will take the lead in the creation of tools and guidelines for Training in Sustainable Financial Education in Secondary Education. A key innovation in this project will be an open and flexible learning environment with a course recommendation engine where students choose topics of interest and the learning platform presents them with relevant learning plans.

Who's Who?

Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia (UNED), Spanish equivalent of the Open University, as the coordinator will share with the consortium its experience in digital education technologies, blended learning and more appropriate online methodologies. This will ensure the project can provide the target group (young students) with the knowledge and skills they need to improve their financial literacy, digital and learning to learn competencies.

  • The consortium is made up of 7 members (in addition to the UNED. Higher Education (University Degree in Applied Sciences).

  • Public School Institutions (Agora Roermond School)

  • Non-profit associations in the field of financial training for professionals and young people students (IEF),

  • Education authorities (Thessaly Primary and Secondary School Regional Directorate),

  • Financial and banking institutions (EFFEBI and EBTN), covering a wide range of learning perspectives, skills and knowledge.

Key Details

Project Reference: 2020-1-ES01-KA201-082997
Programme: Erasmus+
Key Action: Cooperation for innovation and the exchange of good practices
Action Type: Strategic Partnerships for school education
Topics: Labour market issues incl. career guidance / youth unemployment
Key Competences (incl. mathematics and literacy) - basic skills
ICT - new technologies - digital competences



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