Here are the upcoming speakers and presentations for
ASIC's Financial Literacy Community of Practice. These events are
held in each ASIC state office and linked via video conference. If
you would like to attend please RSVP below.
Start Smart story book and virtual reality experience and
ASIC's MoneySmart Teaching program
31 March 2017
Kylie Macfarlane, General Manager Corporate Responsibility,
Start Smart is the country's largest financial education program
reaching more than 500,000 school students in the last year.
In 2016, CommBank piloted a program extension with an educational
story book and virtual reality experience for young kids and
parents to enjoy together.
This presentation will detail insights from the pilot and how
the initiative has triggered new thinking about how best to teach
Miles Larbey, Senior Executive Leader, ASIC
ASIC's MoneySmart Teaching is the Australian Government's
financial literacy program for schools, supported by State and
Territory education departments. ASIC works collaboratively with
the formal education sector to support teachers in the classroom
and develop in students from a young age the knowledge, skills,
behaviours and attitudes to make informed decisions about money and
This presentation will highlight ASIC's MoneySmart Teaching
program new resources for school communities and online
professional learning modules to build teacher's confidence and
capability in financial literacy education.
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Achieving results for Indigenous consumers: Case studies on
ASIC's work with Indigenous communities
28 April 2017
Nathan Boyle, ASIC's Indigenous Outreach Program (IOP)
Nathan will present on recent court outcomes in the
Channic car loans case and
Mintabie book up matter and explain how ASIC approached these
investigations in new ways to ensure they were culturally
appropriate in order to gain a fuller picture of the financial
agreements made by Indigenous consumers.
Nathan will also explain some of the key financial literacy gaps
for Indigenous consumers and give an update on the IOP's work to
improve access and knowledge around superannuation.
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Last updated: 24 Mar 2017