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Laura's finding out the hard way about bank debt and credit payments.

Aims

  • To introduce students to everyday personal banking terms and concepts
  • To help students understand how personal debt can develop and the possible implications of this
  • To consider the rights and responsibilities of banks and their customers.

Learning Outcomes

At the end of the lesson students should be able to:

  • explain the key features of a bank statement
  • describe how someone could end of up in personal debt
  • explain the consequences of not dealing sensibly with personal debts
  • discuss the fairness of bank charges in terms of the rights and responsibilities of banks and their customers.

Curriculum links

Citizenship

  • 1.2 Rights and responsibilities
  • 2.1 Critical thinking and enquiry
  • 3 Range and content

Economic Well-being and Financial Capability

  • 1.2 Rights and responsibilities
  • 1.4 Economic Understanding
  • 2.2 Key Process - Exploration
  • 3 Range and content

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This page was updated on 3 March, 2009