Good financial and economic understanding is vital for young people. It allows you to be part of the world around you. I am passionate about young people being involved in politics and society. If you have views on how the countries limited resources should be spent, say so!
In the run up to Budget 2013 the Citizenship Foundation in partnership with Aviva have been working with the Guardian Teachers’ Network to provide loads of great ideas on engaging students with politics and the […]
Youth Budget 2013 launched at Houses of Parliament
The government has set a frantic pace of reform in many areas of spending but perhaps no more so than education.
Environment and climate change continues to be contentious- the Chancellor is accused of being against the environmental agenda.
The last couple of months have seen welfare become a key battle ground over the political tussle on dealing with the economic crisis.
Getting your students to take part in Chance to be Chancellor couldn’t be easier! Paying for It Teachers’ Notes provides guidance on using Chance to be Chancellor in an enrichment day or over a term […]
Calling all teachers – get your students learning about, and sharing their opinions on, Budget 2013! We’ve just launched Chance to be Chancellor to give your students a voice on decisions made in the Budget […]
Youth Budget 2012 found that those young people who took part would tax more (65%) and spend less (69%) in order to reduce the deficit to a greater extent than the Government.
14 March saw the launch of Youth Budget at the HM Treasury as nearly 1,200 14-18 year olds took part in Chance to be Chancellor, sharing their opinions on Budget 2012.
Paying for It catches up with Priyesh Patel, the 2011 youth chancellor
The 31st March saw the launch of the first ever ‘Youth Budget 2011’ with a special event at the HM Treasury to mark the occasion.