Everyday economics: the importance of financial education post-Covid

16th Jul 2020

Bank of England, Beano, Tes and Schools North East
Target Audience
School Leaders
Cost (non-member)

Join us for this free and interactive webinar led by the Governor of the Bank of England in discussion with educationalists and young people, including the official launch of the new Money and Me primary schools resource. Hosted by Schools North East in association with Beano and TES.


Thursday 16th July 2020 12:15-1:45pm



The Bank of England have collaborated with Beano and Tes to develop a new financial education programme for primary schools, called Money and Me. The programme includes 12 lessons designed to give young people, aged 5-11, the knowledge, skills and confidence to manage money now and in the future. Join us for this interactive event that will feature:


A speech from Andrew Bailey, Governor of the Bank of England, who will explore the current focus on economics in the news and the importance of young people understanding how the economy works.


A case study of young people’s experiences of financial education, presented by a member of the Bank of England Youth Forum.


A panel discussion considering ‘Why is it important for children to develop financial capability at a young age?’ featuring Fiona Hickley, Director of Strategic Partnerships and Learning at Beano, Lord Jim Knight, Chief Education and External Officer at Tes, Russell Winnard, Director of Programmes and Services at Young Money and Chris Zarraga, Director of Schools North East.