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.
Financial literacy for
vulnerable populations: Evaluating a tailor-built program and
effectiveness of a text message nudge
24 February 2017
Professor Roslyn Russell, RMIT University
Dr. Wayne Warburton, Macquarie University
The Wesley Mission 'In Charge of My Money' Financial Literacy
program aims to help vulnerable people build financial capabilities
to manage their money and avoid getting into debt.
In this presentation, Professor Roslyn Russell and Dr Wayne
Warburton will present details of the first evaluation of Wesley
Mission's Financial Literacy program and the effectiveness of
follow-up reminders to increase the chance of sustained change.
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Start Smart story book and
virtual reality experience
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
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Last updated: 14 Feb 2017